What is an EDI 470 Railroad Clearance Document?

An EDI 470 is used to request or respond to clearances for heavy and dimensional shipments that are to be transported by Rail. The data contents and format of an EDI 470 Railroad Clearance are used for the electronic interchange of information.  

Workflow for the Exchange of an EDI 470 Railroad Clearance Document

EDI 470 falls under the category of X12I Transportation transaction set. This EDI document is used to exchange clearance data relating to dimensional as well as heavy shipments by Rail. Rail carriers and shippers use it for exchanging details about railroad clearance.  

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