EDI 429 Railroad Retirement Activity

Functional Group RU

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Railroad Retirement Activity Transaction Set (429) within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set provides the sender with the capability to transmit information pertaining to the processing of railroad employee sickness and unemployment benefit claims against retirement funds. This transaction set will support the transfer of claim information from the Retirement Board to carriers as well as supporting corresponding response from a carrier to the Retirement Board.


Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To communicate information (from the United States Railroad Retirement Board to the employing carrier) pertinent to the processing of retirement claims

  3. RU2 Loop Optional
    Repeat 999
    1. To communicate information (from the employing carrier to the United States Railroad Retirement Board) pertinent to the processing of retirement claims

    2. To communicate employing carrier response to a sickness or unemployment claim

      At least one occurence of segment RU3 is required if RU201 is code ``D'' or ``T''.
    3. To transmit information in a free-form format, if necessary, for comment or special instruction

  4. 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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