N8 Waybill Reference

To identify the waybill and to specify the equipment used and the destination details

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
N801
Waybill Number
Numeric (N0)
Mandatory
1
6
1
Carrier accounting number of the waybill for the inbound movement
N802
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
N802 is the waybill date.
N803
Cross Reference Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
1
Code defining relationship of equipment to equipment cross-referenced
P030405: If either N8-03, N8-04 or N8-05 are present, then the others are required
N804
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Conditional
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
N805
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
N806
Waybill Number
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
6
1
Carrier accounting number of the waybill for the inbound movement
P0607: If either N8-06 or N8-07 is present, then the other is required
N807
Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
N807 is the waybill date.
N808
City Name
String (AN)
Conditional
2
30
1
Free-form text for city name
P0809: If either N8-08 or N8-09 is present, then the other is required
N808 is the destination station of movement.
N809
State or Province Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
2
1
Code (Standard State/Province) as defined by appropriate government agency
N810
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
2
4
1
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
P1011: If either N8-10 or N8-11 is present, then the other is required
N810 will contain destination railroad initial Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC).
N811
Freight Station Accounting Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
5
1
Code (Freight Station Accounting) (AAR Managed Code for Locations)
N811 will contain railroad destination Freight Station Accounting Code (FSAC).

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