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What is a 431 - Railroad Station Master File document?

The 431 EDI document type contains information on the Railroad Station Master File Transaction Set (431) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment..Standard EDI formats include X12, ANSI, EDIFACT and its subsets.

What makes up the 431 - Railroad Station Master File document?

An EDI 431 - Railroad Station Master File document is organized into segment and data elements. A segment can contain at least one data element. Each data element contains a data field. Examples of data elements on the 431 Railroad Station Master File could include the addition or deletion of, or changes to, the list of railroad stations. There are an infinite number of possibilities available for a company to include data on an 431 - Railroad Station Master File.

How is a 431 - Railroad Station Master File used?

The purpose of the 431 Railroad Station Master File is it will be used by the Association of American Railroads (AAR) and the rail carriers to apply and distribute information concerning the rail-road stations. Rail carriers report to the AAR the addition or deletion of, or changes to, the list of stations they serve as updates to the centrally maintained master file. The AAR in turn provides all updates to the rail carriers and other subscribers to the system.

How is a 431 - Railroad Station Master File processed?

An EDI solution is required to process the EDI documents received into an ERP or accounting system or into a readable format for manual entry. Each trading partner will have an EDI Implementation guide outlining the specific segments, data elements, values accepted, and the applicable business rules to be followed.

eBridge Connections has pre-built maps for all EDI transaction documents including 850 purchase orders, 810 invoices, and 856 advance shipping notices.