Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

March 2017

Table 3 Main-track train derailments by province *
  January to March Derailments with DG Involvement
January to March
  2017 2016 2012-2016 Average 2017 2016 2012-2016 Average
* There was 1 occurrence with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 and none in 2016.
Canada 20 13 22 1 3 4
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 0 0 0 0 0
Quebec 3 3 3 1 0 0
Ontario 2 5 6 0 3 2
Manitoba 0 0 1 0 0 0
Saskatchewan 3 1 2 0 0 0
Alberta 4 2 4 0 0 1
British Columbia 8 2 4 0 0 0
Northwest Territories 0 0 0 0 0 0
Figure 1: Number of main-track train derailments per month [D]
Number of main-track train derailments per month
Figure 2: Number of main track derailments per total number of car derailed [D]
Number of main-track train derailments per total number of car derailed
Data extracted April 18, 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.