Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

March 2017

Table 5. Non 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 were no occurrences with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 or in 2016.
Canada 180 139 157 14 25 29
Newfoundland 3 6 2 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 1 2 0 0 0
New Brunswick 2 1 2 1 0 1
Quebec 41 28 19 1 3 2
Ontario 26 27 29 4 7 6
Manitoba 19 23 24 2 2 3
Saskatchewan 17 15 19 2 1 3
Alberta 37 18 36 3 8 10
British Columbia 35 20 24 1 4 3
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 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.