What is an EDI 431 Railroad Station Master File?

The EDI 431 transaction set allows for the effective communication and circulation of information regarding railroad stations between entities such as rail carriers and the Association of American Railroads (AAR). The information relayed by the rail carriers to AAR comprises of updates like addition, deletion, and any other changes made to the list of stations they serve. These updates are reflected in a master file, which is centrally maintained.  

The data contents and format of EDI 431 Railroad Station Master File are used for the electronic interchange of information. It is divided into various segments and data elements.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 431 Railroad Station Master File

EDI 431 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. It establishes a communication channel between AAR and rail carriers to exchange information about railroad stations and the changes made to the station list.  

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