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X12 Release 004010

418 Rail Advance Interchange Consist

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This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Advance Interchange Consist Transaction Set (418) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to transmit advance information on equipment being interchanged to a connection rail carrier, from a consignor or to a consignee.

Heading

Sequence
Segment
Name
Max use
010
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
020
Beginning Segment for Advance Consist and Transportation Automatic Equipment IDMandatory
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
BAX01 is the to location Standard Point Location Code (SPLC).
If BAX02 = "T" (Train Consist), then BAX06 must not be blank.
W1 Loop
Repeat 30
030
Block IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the block identification of a specific cut of cars relating to this interchange report
W2 Loop
Repeat 400
040
Equipment IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify equipment and the commodity being carried
050
Consignee Information
Max 7
To provide sufficient waybill information for delivery of shipment
060
Interchange Move Authority
Max 3
To identify the transportation interchange authority
070
Consignor Information
Max 1
To provide sufficient information to identify the origin of shipment
080
Route Information
Max 4
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
090
Special Handling Information
Max 6
To provide special handling information that may be necessary for safe handling of shipment
100
Protective Service Instructions
Max 5
To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions
110
Reference Identification
Max 10
To specify identifying information
120
Loop Header
Max 1
To indicate that the next segment begins a loop
LH1 Loop
Repeat 100
130
Hazardous Identification Information
Max 1
To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity
140
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 4
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
150
Hazardous Material Shipping Name
Max 10
To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements
160
Freeform Hazardous Material Information
Max 20
To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments
170
EPA Required Data
Max 3
To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material
180
Canadian Dangerous Requirements
Max 1
To specify additional Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods in Canada
190
Transborder Hazardous Requirements
Max 3
To specify the placard information required by the second government agency when shipment is to cross into another country
200
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 5
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
205
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
210
Loop Trailer
Max 1
To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete
220
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
230
Hazardous Classification Information
Max 1
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
240
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference Numbers
Max 1
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
250
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)
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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.