Definitions for "Transit routing number"
Keywords:  micr, thomson, drawee, route, check
The MICR line on a check contains the transit routing number, which the depository bank uses to route the check back to the drawee bank.
The transit routing number is a number to identify at which bank the customer has the account. As you see on the Point of Sale page when you click on Pay by Check, you can easily locate the transit routing number between the two :| symbols.
a 9 digit number on the MICR line of a check that identifies the paying bank