Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

February 2017

Table 4 Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to February Collisions with DG Involvement
January to February
  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 20 16 17 9 7 7
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 0 0 1 0
Quebec 1 0 1 1 0 1
Ontario 4 5 3 3 3 1
Manitoba 5 2 5 2 0 2
Saskatchewan 3 2 2 1 0 1
Alberta 2 4 5 1 2 2
British Columbia 5 2 1 1 1 1
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 0 0 0
Figure 1: Number of non main-track train collisions per month [D]
Number of non main-track train collisions per month
Figure 2: Number of non main-track train collisions per total number of car derailed [D]
Number of non main-track collisions per total number of car derailed
Data extracted March 17, 2017.
*Number of collisions with no derailments.
New TSB regulations came into effect on July 1, 2014, changing some reporting requirements.

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