N5 Equipment Ordered

To specify carrier equipment

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
N501
Equipment Length
Numeric (N0)
Optional
4
5
1
Length (in feet and inches) of equipment ordered or used to transport shipment (The format is FFFII where FFF is feet and II is inches; the range for II is 00 through 11)
N502
Weight Capacity
Numeric (N0)
Optional
2
3
1
Capacity of car ordered (stated in 1000 pound units or 1000 kilogram units)
N503
Cubic Capacity
Numeric (N0)
Optional
2
5
1
Capacity of car ordered (stated in cubic feet units or cubic meter units)
N504
Car Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
4
1
Code specifying type of rail car or intermodal equipment type and its general characteristics
N505
Metric Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code identifying that measurements are given in metric units
N506
Height
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
1
Vertical dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position
N506 is expressed in inches.
N507
Lading Percentage
N2
Conditional
2
4
1
Commodity percentage for rating
P0708: If either N5-07 or N5-08 is present, then the other is required
N508
Lading Percent Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
1
1
Code identifying type of lading percentage
N509
Equipment Description Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying type of equipment used for shipment

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