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ER Rail Event Reporting

To supply information regarding movement of shipments

Sequence
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
01
306
Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
1
2
1
Code indicating type of action
Codes (325)
02
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
ER02 is the reporting carrier (also the delivering carrier if interchange is being reported).
03
Event Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
3
3
1
Code identifying the event about which a report is made
Codes (161)
04
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
6
9
1
Code specifying the Standard Point Location code defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
ER04 is the event location.
05
Date/Time Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
3
3
1
Code specifying type of date or time, or both date and time
Codes (1343)
06
Date Time Period Format Qualifier
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
3
1
Code indicating the date format, time format, or date and time format
Codes (42)
07
Date Time Period
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
35
1
Expression of a date, a time, or range of dates, times or dates and times
08
Standard Carrier Alpha Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
4
1
Code identifying the Standard Carrier Alpha Code
ER08 is the receiving carrier if the value in ER03 is required for interchange.
09
Interchange Train Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
10
1
Train identification (free-form)
C0910: If ER-09 is present, then ER-10 is required
10
Date
Date (DT)
Conditional
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
ER10 is the train origination date.
11
Load/Empty Status Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
1
1
1
Code specifying the loaded condition of transportation equipment
Codes (9)
12
Standard Point Location Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
6
9
1
Code specifying the Standard Point Location code defined by National Motor Freight Tariff Association (NMFTA) or the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) point development group as the official code assigned to a city or point (for ratemaking purposes) within a city
ER12 is the location of the secondary point of the event specified in ER03.

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