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Message Type : SKDUPD Version : D Release : 05A Contr. Agency: UN Revision : 4 Date : 2005-07-19 SOURCE: TBG9 Travel, Tourism and Leisure CONTENTS Schedule update - interactive message 0. INTRODUCTION 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition 1.2 Field of application 1.3 Principles 2. REFERENCES 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) 4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For general information on UN standard message types see UN Trade Data Interchange Directory, UNTDID, Part 4, Section 2.3, UN/ECE UNSM General Introduction ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 0. INTRODUCTION This specification provides the definition of the Schedule update - interactive message (SKDUPD) to be used in Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) between trading partners involved in administration, commerce and transport. 1. SCOPE 1.1 Functional definition A message containing information about travel service schedules. This message is sent by a travel service provider to other service providers or to agencies such as government departments, traffic authorities, and timetable publishing companies. 1.2 Field of application The Schedule update - interactive message may be used for both national and international applications. It is based on universal practice related to administration, commerce and transport, and is not dependent on the type of business or industry. 1.3 Principles - The message is designed to transmit new or changed schedule information in order to update the recipient's system. - The message can contain either a complete set of schedule information data, either updates to a former delivery. - The message may also be used to formulate a request for re- transmission of the data in case of error. The message may be sent spontaneously, when the travel service provider has new information available, or as a response to a SKDREQ - Schedule request - interactive message. 2. REFERENCES See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 1. 3. TERMS AND DEFINITIONS 3.1 Standard terms and definitions See UNTDID, Part 4, Chapter 2.3 UN/ECE UNSM - General Introduction, Section 2. 4. MESSAGE DEFINITION 4.1 Segment clarification This section should be read in conjunction with the segment table which indicates mandatory, conditional and repeating requirements. 0010 UIH, Interactive message header A service segment starting and uniquely identifying a message. The message type code for the Schedule update - interactive message is SKDUPD. Note: Schedule update - interactive messages conforming to this document must contain the following data in segment UIH, composite S306: Data element 0065 SKDUPD 0052 D 0054 05A 0051 UN 0020 MSD, Message action details A segment to specify the type and business function of the message. 0030 ORG, Originator of request details A segment to specify details related to the originator of the schedule update. 0040 HDR, Header information A segment to specify information applicable to the entire message. 0050 IFT, Interactive free text A segment to provide free text information relating to the entire message. 0060 RFR, Reference A segment to specify a reference relating to the entire message. 0070 Segment group 1: ERI-RFR-IFT A group of segments to specify an error condition. 0080 ERI, Application error information A segment to specify the type of application error. 0090 RFR, Reference A segment to reference the erroneus element. 0100 IFT, Interactive free text A segment to provide text related to the error. 0110 Segment group 2: PRD-PDT-IFT-TRF-ASD-MSD-RFR-SG3-SG4 A group of segments to provide complete service information. 0120 PRD, Product identification A segment to specify a transport service. 0130 PDT, Product information A segment to provide detail information about the service. 0140 IFT, Interactive free text A segment to provide free text information relating to the service. 0150 TRF, Traffic restriction details A segment identifying restrictions applicable to the service. 0160 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service 0170 MSD, Message action details To specify the action to be applied on the associated service. 0180 RFR, Reference A segment used to specify a travel service number which is published to the customer 0190 Segment group 3: SER-ASD A group of segments to provide additional service information. 0200 SER, Facility information A segment specifying additional service information. 0210 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the facility. 0220 Segment group 4: POP-PDT-IFT-TRF-ASD-FRQ-SG5-SG6-SG7-SG9 A group of segments to provide period and frequency information. 0230 POP, Period of operation A segment to specify a period of operation of the service. 0240 PDT, Product information A segment to provide detail information about the service. 0250 IFT, Interactive free text A segment to provide free text information relating to the service. 0260 TRF, Traffic restriction details A segment identifying restrictions applicable to the service. 0270 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service. 0280 FRQ, Frequency A segment to specify details about the frequency of the service. 0290 Segment group 5: SER-ASD A group of segments to provide additional service information. 0300 SER, Facility information A segment specifying additional service information. 0310 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service. 0320 Segment group 6: DTI-IFT A group of segments specifying days or periods to be included in or excluded from the period of operation of the service. 0330 DTI, Date and time information To identify a day or period to be included in or excluded from the period of operation of the service. 0340 IFT, Interactive free text To specify a free text description of the day or period. 0350 Segment group 7: POR-MES-ASD-SER-TRF-SG8 A group of segments to provide information relating to a location. 0360 POR, Location and/or related time information A segment specifying a location and the service times related to this location. 0370 MES, Measurements A segment to specify measurement values relating to the service at the given location. 0380 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service and relating to the location. 0390 SER, Facility information A segment specifying additional service information relating to the location. 0400 TRF, Traffic restriction details A segment identifying restrictions applicable to the service at the given location. 0410 Segment group 8: RFR-RLS-TCE A group of segments to specify special connection conditions in relation to another service. 0420 RFR, Reference A segment to specify a reference to another service. 0430 RLS, Relationship A segment to specify the type of relation. 0440 TCE, Time and certainty A segment to specify details about the connection conditions to another service. 0450 Segment group 9: ODI-PDT-IFT-TRF-TFF-ASD-SG10 A group of segments to provide service leg or segment information. 0460 ODI, Origin and destination details A segment to specify the origin and destination locations of a service leg or segment. 0470 PDT, Product information A segment to provide detail information about the service leg or segment. 0480 IFT, Interactive free text A segment to provide free text information relating to the service leg or segment. 0490 TRF, Traffic restriction details A segment identifying restrictions applicable to the service leg or segment. 0500 TFF, Tariff information A segment to specify tariff information related to the service leg or segment. 0510 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service. 0520 Segment group 10: SER-ASD A group of segments to provide additional service information relating to the service leg or segment. 0530 SER, Facility information A segment specifying additional service information. 0540 ASD, Service details A segment to provide information about extra services included in the service. 0550 UIT, Interactive message trailer A service segment ending a message, giving the total number of segments in the message (including the UIH & UIT) and the control reference number of the message. 4.2 Segment index (alphabetical sequence by tag) ASD Service details DTI Date and time information ERI Application error information FRQ Frequency HDR Header information IFT Interactive free text MES Measurements MSD Message action details ODI Origin and destination details ORG Originator of request details PDT Product information POP Period of operation POR Location and/or related time information PRD Product identification RFR Reference RLS Relationship SER Facility information TCE Time and certainty TFF Tariff information TRF Traffic restriction details UIH Interactive message header UIT Interactive message trailer

4.3 Message structure 4.3.1 Segment table Pos Tag Name S R 0010 UIH Interactive message header M 1 0020 MSD Message action details M 1 0030 ORG Originator of request details M 1 0040 HDR Header information M 1 0050 IFT Interactive free text C 1 0060 RFR Reference C 9 0070 ----- Segment group 1 ------------------ C 99----------+ 0080 ERI Application error information M 1 | 0090 RFR Reference C 1 | 0100 IFT Interactive free text C 1-----------+ 0110 ----- Segment group 2 ------------------ M 99999-------+ 0120 PRD Product identification M 1 | 0130 PDT Product information C 3 | 0140 IFT Interactive free text C 9 | 0150 TRF Traffic restriction details C 9 | 0160 ASD Service details C 99 | 0170 MSD Message action details C 1 | 0180 RFR Reference C 9 | | 0190 ----- Segment group 3 ------------------ C 99---------+| 0200 SER Facility information M 1 || 0210 ASD Service details C 1----------+| | 0220 ----- Segment group 4 ------------------ C 999--------+| 0230 POP Period of operation M 1 || 0240 PDT Product information C 3 || 0250 IFT Interactive free text C 1 || 0260 TRF Traffic restriction details C 9 || 0270 ASD Service details C 99 || 0280 FRQ Frequency C 9 || || 0290 ----- Segment group 5 ------------------ C 99--------+|| 0300 SER Facility information M 1 ||| 0310 ASD Service details C 1---------+|| || 0320 ----- Segment group 6 ------------------ C 99--------+|| 0330 DTI Date and time information M 1 ||| 0340 IFT Interactive free text C 9---------+|| || 0350 ----- Segment group 7 ------------------ C 999-------+|| 0360 POR Location and/or related time information M 1 ||| 0370 MES Measurements C 1 ||| 0380 ASD Service details C 9 ||| 0390 SER Facility information C 9 ||| 0400 TRF Traffic restriction details C 1 ||| ||| 0410 ----- Segment group 8 ------------------ C 99-------+||| 0420 RFR Reference M 1 |||| 0430 RLS Relationship C 1 |||| 0440 TCE Time and certainty C 9--------++|| || 0450 ----- Segment group 9 ------------------ C 999-------+|| 0460 ODI Origin and destination details M 1 ||| 0470 PDT Product information C 3 ||| 0480 IFT Interactive free text C 1 ||| 0490 TRF Traffic restriction details C 9 ||| 0500 TFF Tariff information C 1 ||| 0510 ASD Service details C 99 ||| ||| 0520 ----- Segment group 10 ------------------ C 99-------+||| 0530 SER Facility information M 1 |||| 0540 ASD Service details C 1--------++++ 0550 UIT Interactive message trailer M 1

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