CIC Car Information Control

To transmit identifying equipment mark and type associated with the cycle or transaction

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
CIC01
Equipment Initial
String (AN)
Optional
1
4
1
Prefix or alphabetic part of an equipment unit's identifying number
CIC02
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
CIC03
Car Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
4
1
Code specifying type of rail car or intermodal equipment type and its general characteristics
E0305: Only one of CIC-03 or CIC-05 may be present
CIC04
Equipment Number
String (AN)
Optional
1
15
1
Sequencing or serial part of an equipment unit's identifying number (pure numeric form for equipment number is preferred)
CIC04 is the high car number if range is reported.
CIC05
Mechanical Car Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
4
4
1
Code specifying the Association of American Railroads Mechanical Car Code

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