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Car Location Message (CLM) Event Sighting Codes

Code

Classification

Description

A Arrival at an In-transit  Equipment has arrived at an in-transit railroad location other than the destination.
B Bad Orders Equipment has been reported or received defective at location shown.
C Motor Carrier Arrival Motor carrier arrival at initial railroad facility.
D Arrival at Destination Arrival at rail destination.
E Motor Carrier Departure  Motor carrier departure from final railroad facility in route to non-railroad facility.
F Flatcar Bad Orders Flatcar has been reported or received defective at location shown.
G Bad Order Release Equipment reported released from bad order status and returned to service.
H Car Delayed or Held Equipment delayed or held. See NITL expanded car delay reporting. 
I Equipment Offered in Interchange Equipment offered to another railroad without any movement from the receiving road.
J Junction Delivery Delivery from one railroad to another railroad with no intervening highway move. (This code should be followed by an R sighting code).
K Intermodal Interchange Final railroad delivery to another carrier mode for delivery to next railroad in route. (This will be the last sighting code provided by current carrier.)
L Motor Carrier Arrival Railroad controlled arrival on motor carrier from intra-facility move.
M Motor Carrier Move Railroad controlled departure on motor carrier for intra-facility move.
N No Bill Equipment is No Bill at location shown.
P Departure Equipment has departed from an in-transit railroad location other than the destination.
Q Flatcar Bad Order Release Flatcar has been reported released from Bad Order status and returned to service.
R Junction Received Equipment received by one railroad from another with no intervening highway move. (This should be preceded by a J sighting code).
S Storage Equipment is being stored.
U Ramped Container/Trailer placed on flat car or roadrailer placed on rail.
V De-ramped Container/Trailer removed from flat car or roadrailer removed from rail.
W Released Equipment released by patron at date/time/location shown.
X Pull Car pulled from patron siding at date/time/location shown.
Y Constructive Placement/Notify Railroad notifies customer that railcar equipment is available for placement or that trailer or container is available for highway departure.
Z Actual Placement Equipment has been placed on the patron’s siding.
3 ETA Estimated time-of-arrival of equipment at either an interchange point, rail destination, or customer industry.
6 Lading Transfer To Lading in the reported equipment has been transferred "to: another railcar, container or trailer.
7 Lading Transfer From Lading in the reported equipment has been transferred "from" another railcar, container or trailer.