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X12 Release 004010

470 Railroad Clearance

Functional Group RB

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Clearance Transaction Set (470) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to provide the means to request or respond to clearances for dimensional and heavy shipments by Rail.

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 SegmentMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the beginning of a transaction set
030
Reference IdentificationMandatory
Max 10
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
040
Origin StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail origin of the shipment
050
Destination StationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the rail destination of the shipment
060
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 3
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
070
Special Handling Instructions
Max 20
To specify special handling instructions in coded or free-form format
080
Route Information
Max 13
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
LET Loop
Repeat 150
090
Load and Equipment Type
Max 1
To identify the load and equipment type for a high/wide shipment
100
MeasurementsMandatory
Max 4
To specify physical measurements or counts, including dimensions, tolerances, variances, and weights (See Figures Appendix for example of use of C001)
110
MeasurementMandatory
Max 75
To describe physical dimensions and quantities
120
Equipment Details
Max 1
To identify the equipment
130
Weight
Max 1
To transmit weight information
140
Monetary Amount
Max 1
To indicate the total monetary amount
LX Loop
Repeat 5
150
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
160
Note/Special Instruction
Max 10
To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction
170
Description, Marks and Numbers
Max 15
To specify the line item in terms of description, quantity, packaging, and marks and numbers
N1 Loop
Repeat 5
180
Name
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
190
Additional Name Information
Max 1
To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length
200
Address Information
Max 1
To specify the location of the named party
210
Geographic Location
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
220
Administrative Communications Contact
Max 1
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
230
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.