455 Railroad Parameter Trace Registration

Functional Group PB

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Railroad Parameter Trace Registration Transaction Set (455) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by a freight carrier to: (1) request the establishment of a set of parameters used to select movement activity from a central data store over time; (2) request information about past activities within a date range that meets a set of parameters; and (3) request the establishment of a set of parameters for subsequent use on demand.


Max use
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Beginning Segment for Parameter Trace RegistrationMandatory
Max 1
To provide basic information regarding the parameter trace conditions described
Date or Time or PeriodOptional
Max 1
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
Equipment DescriptionOptional
Max 500000
To identify further the referenced equipment
Transportation Carrier IdentificationOptional
Max 5
To transmit the identifying SCAC code and effective date for the data in the transaction set
Reference IdentificationOptional
Max 1
To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
Event DetailOptional
Max 99
To specify information about a specific event
LX Loop
Repeat 99
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
Basic Trace ParametersOptional
Max 1
To provide basic trace parameters
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
Origin StationOptional
Max 1
To identify the rail origin of the shipment
Destination StationOptional
Max 1
To identify the rail destination of the shipment
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
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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