418 Rail Advance Interchange Consist

Functional Group IC

X12I Transportation Subcommittee

This X12 Transaction Set contains the format and establishes the data contents of the Rail Advance Interchange Consist Transaction Set (418) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. The transaction set can be used to transmit advance information on equipment being interchanged to a connection rail carrier, from a consignor or to a consignee.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
0100
Transaction Set HeaderMandatory
Max 1
To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number
0200
Beginning Segment for Advance Consist and Transportation Automatic Equipment IDMandatory
Max 1
To transmit identifying numbers, dates, and other basic data relating to the transaction set
BAX01 is the to location Standard Point Location Code (SPLC).
If BAX02 = "T" (Train Consist), then BAX06 must not be blank.
NM1 Loop
Repeat 999
0210
Individual or Organizational NameMandatory
Max 1
To supply the full name of an individual or organizational entity
0220
Demographic InformationOptional
Max 1
To supply demographic information
0230
Additional Demographic InformationOptional
Max 1
To supply additional demographic identification
0240
Reference InformationOptional
Max 2
To specify identifying information
0250
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
0260
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
W1 Loop
Repeat 30
0300
Block IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify the block identification of a specific cut of cars relating to this interchange report
W2 Loop
Repeat 800
0400
Equipment IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify equipment and the commodity being carried
0500
Consignee InformationOptional
Max 7
To provide sufficient waybill information for delivery of shipment
0600
Interchange Move AuthorityOptional
Max 3
To identify the transportation interchange authority
0700
Consignor InformationOptional
Max 1
To provide sufficient information to identify the origin of shipment
0800
Carrier and Route InformationOptional
Max 4
To specify carrier and routing sequences and details
0900
Special Handling InformationOptional
Max 6
To provide special handling information that may be necessary for safe handling of shipment
1000
Protective Service InstructionsOptional
Max 5
To specify mechanical protective service and ventilation instructions
1100
Reference InformationOptional
Max 10
To specify identifying information
1200
Loop HeaderOptional
Max 1
To indicate that the next segment begins a loop
LH1 Loop
Repeat 1000
1300
Hazardous Identification InformationMandatory
Max 1
To specify the hazardous commodity identification reference number and quantity
1400
Hazardous Classification InformationOptional
Max 4
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
1500
Hazardous Material Shipping Name InformationOptional
Max 10
To specify the hazardous material shipping name and additional descriptive requirements
1600
Free-form Hazardous Material InformationOptional
Max 20
To uniquely identify the variable information required by government regulation covering the transportation of hazardous material shipments
1700
EPA Required DataOptional
Max 3
To specify the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) information relating to shipments of hazardous material
1800
Canadian Dangerous RequirementsOptional
Max 4
To specify additional Transport Canada requirements covering transportation of dangerous goods in Canada
1900
Transborder Hazardous RequirementsOptional
Max 3
To specify the placard information required by the second government agency when shipment is to cross into another country
2000
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference NumbersOptional
Max 10
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
2050
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
N1 Loop
Repeat 10
2060
Party IdentificationMandatory
Max 1
To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code
2070
Party LocationOptional
Max 2
To specify the location of the named party
2080
Geographic LocationOptional
Max 1
To specify the geographic place of the named party
2090
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 2
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
2100
Loop TrailerOptional
Max 1
To indicate that the loop immediately preceding this segment is complete
2200
Administrative Communications ContactOptional
Max 5
To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed
2300
Hazardous Classification InformationOptional
Max 1
To specify the hazardous notation and endorsement information
If the hazardous endorsement (LH204) is "NONE", then use of LH204 is mandatory. However, the receiver must consider it to be blanks when printing a paper document.
2400
Hazardous Material Identifying Reference NumbersOptional
Max 1
To transmit specific hazardous material reference numbers
2500
Transaction Set TrailerMandatory
Max 1
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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