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  • Occasionally, Rail operators will need to send empty trains to the terminals, e.g., Picking up import containers. 
  • They can submit the empty train consist with one wagon and one empty slot as shows below. 


You need to be a rail operator user to be able to create train consist messages. 

If you are a terminal user, then you will have read-only access to consists, created for your terminal. 


Create new consist
Modify existing consist
View consist (read only)
Rail operator usersYESYESYES
Terminal usersNONOYES



Step 1: Click "Create Consist" menu or button. 

If you are a rail operator user,  you will see the "Create Consist" menu. 


Step 2: Enter Train and Trip details 

Enter the following details for the consist header. 



Step 3: Add Wagons and Slots

Click "Add Wagon" button,


Step 4: Add Empty Slot

  1. Select the terminal, e.g., DP World NS Port Botany 
  2. Leave the Container# blank 
  3. Change the container size (default is 20). This is the empty slot size

Step 5: Submit the train consist

  • The consist will be in DRAFT status until you submit the consist to the facility. 
  • Click ‘Submit Consist’ menu in "Action" button, when you have finished entering all the data.


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