Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

April 2017

Table 3 Main-track train derailments by province *
  January to April Derailments with DG involvement
January to April
  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 22 16 30 1 4 5
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 0 1 0 0 1
Quebec 3 6 4 1 1 0
Ontario 3 5 8 0 3 3
Manitoba 0 0 2 0 0 0
Saskatchewan 3 1 3 0 0 0
Alberta 4 2 5 0 0 1
British Columbia 9 2 6 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 May 16, 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.