EDI 455 Railroad Parameter Trace Registration

Functional Group PB

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set 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
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To provide basic information regarding the parameter trace conditions described

  3. To specify any or all of a date, a time, or a time period

  4. To identify further the referenced equipment

  5. To transmit the identifying SCAC code and effective date and time for the data in the transaction set

  6. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

  7. To specify information about a specific event

  8. LX Loop Optional
    Repeat 99
    1. To reference a line number in a transaction set

    2. To provide basic trace parameters

    3. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    4. To identify the rail origin of the shipment

    5. To identify the rail destination of the shipment

    6. To specify the geographic place of the named party

  9. 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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