Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

February 2017

Table 5 Non main-track train derailments by province *
  January to February Derailments 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 102 98 100 9 20 17
Newfoundland 2 5 1 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 1 1 0 0 0
New Brunswick 2 0 1 1 0 0
Quebec 20 18 13 0 2 1
Ontario 16 18 19 3 5 4
Manitoba 11 16 15 2 2 2
Saskatchewan 11 12 12 2 0 1
Alberta 22 14 24 1 7 6
British Columbia 18 14 14 0 4 1
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 March 17, 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.