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Retrieve Rail Reservation

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Deprecated API

Warning! Sabre Rail SOAP APIs will be decommissioned soon. New REST APIs documentation is available here.

The Retrieve Rail Reservation (RailReservationReadRQ) API is used to retrieve vendor rail reservations.

Target Audience
Travel Agency
API Version
Session Token
Service Action Code

Reservations must exist in the vendor's system, and users invoking this API must have access rights to the reservation. Upon success, the response displays PNR content (PNR reference, travelers, itinerary, fares, tickets, delivery modes, contacts etc.).

For more details please refer to Resources.

NOTE: Consuming this webservice and its content requires special permission. Before requesting access please make sure you have all the necessary agreements in place with the rail vendor(s) you would like to sell using Sabre Webservices. For more information on accessing Sabre Rail content and rail supplier contacts please visit the respective product page on Agency eServices.

Sample Request
<ns10:RailReservationReadRQ xmlns:ns10="" xmlns:ns11="" xmlns:ns12="" xmlns:ns13="" xmlns:ns14="" xmlns:ns15="" xmlns:ns16="" xmlns:ns17="" xmlns:ns18="" xmlns:ns19="" xmlns:ns2="" xmlns:ns20="" xmlns:ns21="" xmlns:ns22="" xmlns:ns4="" xmlns:ns5="" xmlns:ns6="" xmlns:ns7="urn:schemas-sabre-com:soap-header-debug" xmlns:ns8="" xmlns:ns9="" MarketingCarrier="2V" PrimaryLangID="en" TimeStamp="2001-12-17T09:30:47.0Z" Version="1.22.0">
        <ns10:BookingRef ID="98FF68" ID_Context="2C"/>
Sample Response
<rrr:RailReservationReadRS xmlns:rrr="" xmlns:ns11="" xmlns:ns12="" xmlns:ns13="" xmlns:ns16="" xmlns:rcmn="" xmlns:ris="" xmlns:rl="" xmlns:rmas="" xmlns:rmb="" xmlns:rmt="" xmlns:rota="" xmlns:rpnrs="" xmlns:rrc="" xmlns:rs="" MarketingCarrier="2V" TransactionIdentifier="V0_B_1_000155" Version="1.22.0">
    <rrr:RailReservation ExpirationDateTime="2018-09-08T00:00:00.000" ReservationState="Standard">
        <rcmn:BookingRef ID="98FF68" ID_Context="2V" Type="14"/>
            <rcmn:Traveler BirthDate="1990-02-23" Citizenship="US" ID="1" Sex="MALE">
                    <rcmn:Document Code="PP" ExpireDate="2018-10-15" Number="1234" Type="Identification">
                            <rcmn:Detail Code="US" Type="DocIssueCountry"/>
                    <rcmn:OriginAndDestination ArrivalDateTime="2018-10-05T07:58:00.000" DepartureDateTime="2018-10-04T22:10:00.000" ID="1">
                        <rcmn:Origin LocationCode="WAS">Washington</rcmn:Origin>
                        <rcmn:Destination LocationCode="BOS">Boston (South Station)</rcmn:Destination>
                            <rcmn:Detail Code="false" Type="Modifiable"/>
                            <rcmn:Segment ArrivalDateTime="2018-10-05T07:58:00.000" DepartureDateTime="2018-10-04T22:10:00.000" ID="1" IsOpen="false" TrainCode="C" TrainName="NORTHEAST REGIONAL" TrainNumber="66">
                                <rcmn:Origin LocationCode="WAS">Washington</rcmn:Origin>
                                <rcmn:Destination LocationCode="BOS">Boston (South Station)</rcmn:Destination>
                                    <rcmn:Detail Code="no" Type="CrossBorder"/>
                    <rcmn:Fare Name="Reserved Coach Class Seat">
                            <rcmn:Remark Code="fareConditions">Refundable: Full value, no fees – prior to scheduled departure. eVoucher available: Full value, no fees – prior to scheduled departure. Flexible Fares are 100% refundable without any cancellation fee. Flexible Fare tickets can be canceled for a full refund of the ticket value or with the ticket value stored as a credit in an eVoucher that can be used for future Amtrak travel. If not canceled before the scheduled departure from the origin (no show), the entire amount is forfeited and cannot be applied toward future travel. The Flexible Fare is available on most trains and buses.</rcmn:Remark>
                            <rcmn:SegmentRef ID="1"/>
                            <rcmn:PassengerType Code="F" TravelerRefID="1"/>
                        <rcmn:ClassCode Code="Y" Quantity="1"/>
            <rcmn:DeliveryMode Code="EML" Type="Email - Electronic Ticket Delivery">
                <rcmn:Price Amount="0.00"/>
                    <rcmn:Remark>Amtrak will deliver the eTicket as a PDF attachment to the e-mail receipt. Print the eTicket anywhere and bring it along with proper identification to board the train and show the conductor.  Smartphone or tablets that receive e-mail and can open a PDF document, can be used to show the barcode on the screen to the conductor without printing it.</rcmn:Remark>
        <rcmn:CancelInfo isEligible="false">
                <rcmn:Remark>NO ADVANCE PAY FIELD</rcmn:Remark>
                <rcmn:TotalCharge Amount="218.00" CurrencyCode="USD"/>
                <rcmn:Charge Amount="218.00" CurrencyCode="USD" NewItemsAmount="218.00">
                        <rcmn:Surcharge Amount="218.00" CurrencyCode="USD" Type="RailFare"/>