453 Railroad Service Commitment Advice

Functional Group ST

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Railroad Service Commitment Advice Transaction Set (453) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used by a Rail Interline Service Management shipment sponsor to communicate service commitment details to transportation service providers.


Max use
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
Beginning Segment for Service Commitment AdviceMandatory
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
Date or Time or PeriodMandatory
Max 2
To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period
Max 999999
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
Route InformationOptional
Max 13
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
Origin and DestinationOptional
Max 1
To identify the origin and destination of a shipment
Price Authority IdentificationOptional
Max 10
To communicate basis of pricing, such as contract number, quote number, or tariff number
Product (Commodity)Optional
Max 99
To identify the commodity to which the application of a rate docket is restricted
Car TypeOptional
Max 99
Used to limit the application of restrictions to a subset of standard Association of American Railroads Car Type Codes
Association of American Railroads Pool Code RestrictionsOptional
Max 99
Used to limit the application of restrictions to a subset of standard Association of American Railroads Pool Codes
Railroad Interline Service Special Handling RestrictionsOptional
Max 99
To identify the special handling codes that apply to a shipment
SR Loop
Repeat 7
Requested Service ScheduleMandatory
Max 1
To identify requested service schedules
LX Loop
Repeat 999999
Assigned NumberMandatory
Max 1
To reference a line number in a transaction set
Railroad Interline Service Definition DetailOptional
Max 15
To identify service commitment starting events
Interline Service Commitment DetailOptional
Max 999999
To identify the service commitment schedules
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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