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BTS Beginning Segment for Train Sheets

To transmit identifying symbols, loads, empties, weights, lengths, horsepower, and related data

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
41
Interchange Train Identification
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
10
1
Train identification (free-form)
BTS01 is the tenant carrier's train identifier.
02
Total Equipment
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
3
1
Total pieces of equipment
P0203: If either BTS-02 or BTS-03 is present, then the other is required
03
Equipment Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code indicating status of equipment
Codes (18)
04
Total Equipment
Numeric (N0)
Conditional
1
3
1
Total pieces of equipment
P0405: If either BTS-04 or BTS-05 is present, then the other is required
05
Equipment Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Conditional
1
2
1
Code indicating status of equipment
Codes (18)
06
Weight
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
1
Numeric value of weight
BTS06 is measured in short tons.
07
Length
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
8
1
Largest horizontal dimension of an object measured when the object is in the upright position
BTS07 is measured in feet.
08
Horsepower
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
16
1
Total horsepower for all engines in train
BTS08 is the total working horsepower for all engines in the train.
09
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
BTS09 is the Standard Carrier Alpha Code (SCAC) of the owning road.
10
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
Codes (76)
11
Service Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of transportation service or the billing service offered by the transportation carrier
Codes (85)
12
Yes/No Condition or Response Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code indicating a Yes or No condition or response
BTS12 indicates if this is a key train. A "Y" indicates this is a key train; an "N" indicates this is not a key train.
Codes (9)
13
Date
Date (DT)
Optional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BTS13 is the origin date of the train as defined by the host carrier.
14
Interchange Train Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
10
1
Train identification (free-form)
BTS14 is the host carrier's train identifier that correlates to the tenant carrier's schedule. In the event the tenant carrier's schedule is for an extra train, this must be the predefined generic schedule covering the trackage territory.
15
Number
Numeric (N0)
Optional
1
9
1
A generic number
BTS15 is the section number of the host carrier's train schedule for a specific origin day.

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Stedi is a registered trademark of Stedi, Inc. Stedi's EDI Reference and Mapping Guides are provided for marketing purposes and are free of charge. All names, logos, and brands of third parties listed on our site are trademarks of their respective owners (including “X12”, which is a trademark of X12 Incorporated). Stedi, Inc. and its products and services are not endorsed by, sponsored by, or affiliated with these third parties. Our use of these names, logos, and brands is for identification purposes only, and does not imply any such endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation.