Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

January 2017

Table 5 Non main-track train derailments by province *
  Year to Date (January) Derailments with DG Involvement
Year to Date (January)
  2017 2016 2012-2016
Average
2017 2016 2012-2016
Average
* There were no occurrences with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 or in 2016.
Canada 50 44 51 4 9 8
Newfoundland 2 3 1 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 0 1 0 0 0
Quebec 11 6 6 0 1 1
Ontario 9 13 10 2 4 2
Manitoba 3 3 7 1 1 1
Saskatchewan 7 8 6 1 0 0
Alberta 11 6 13 0 2 3
British Columbia 7 5 7 0 1 0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 0 0 0
Figure 1: Number of non main-track train derailments per month [D]
Number of non main-track train derailments per month
Figure 2: Number of non main-track train derailments per total number of car derailed [D]
Number of non-main track train derailments per total number of car derailed
Data extracted February 15, 2017.
New TSB regulations came into effect on July 1, 2014, changing some reporting requirements.
* Under new reporting requirements all derailments are reportable.

Note: This is preliminary information subject to year-end validation and reconciliation.