E6 Advance Car Disposition

To specify advance data on the disposition of equipment

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
E601
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
E602
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
E603
City Name
String (AN)
Mandatory
2
30
1
Free-form text for city name
E603 is the station or city name at which carriers interchange shipments.
E604
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
1
Code (Standard Point Location) defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
E605
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
E606
Intermediate Switch Carrier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code defining a road which neither originates nor terminates the shipment but provides a switching service between two roadhaul rail carriers (SCAC code for rail switch carrier)
E607
Commodity Code
String (AN)
Optional
1
30
1
Code describing a commodity or group of commodities
E608
Car Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
4
1
Code specifying type of rail car or intermodal equipment type and its general characteristics
E609
Equipment Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code indicating status of equipment

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