What is an EDI 161 Train Sheet?

EDI 161 is an electronic document containing information about railroads. It is used for the following two purposes: 

  • To exchange train sheet information 
  • To ensure that crews operating equipment on other railroads are aware of the current operating conditions 

The data contents and format of EDI 161 Train Sheet are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 161 Train Sheet

Railroads use the EDI 161 Train Sheet transaction set to send and receive information about railroads and the current operating conditions. Other particulars contained in the train sheet include details about the crews and operating equipment. EDI 161 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. 

Stay EDI Compliant with EDIConnect

EDIConnect is an enterprise-grade EDI solution that simplifies the process of sending and receiving EDI messages. It is designed to handle X12, EDIFACT, and HL7 transaction sets through its built-in parser, validator, and transaction builder. It also offers features to help businesses comply with EDI requirements and communicate seamlessly with their trading partners. 

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