Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

March 2017

Table 4. Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to March Collisions with DG Involvement
January to March
  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 33 17 26 14 8 10
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 0 0 1 0
Quebec 3 0 2 1 0 1
Ontario 7 5 4 4 3 2
Manitoba 7 2 7 3 0 3
Saskatchewan 4 2 3 1 0 1
Alberta 5 5 6 3 3 2
British Columbia 6 2 3 2 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 April 18, 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.