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    • Occasionally, Rail operators run 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. 

    Access

    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

     

    Steps

    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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