Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

April 2017

Table 5 Non 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 were no occurrences with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 or in 2016.
Canada 231 185 207 15 32 35
Newfoundland 3 8 2 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 2 2 0 0 0
New Brunswick 3 2 3 1 1 1
Quebec 47 32 25 2 3 2
Ontario 42 39 39 4 10 8
Manitoba 27 30 30 2 3 4
Saskatchewan 20 19 25 2 1 4
Alberta 42 26 48 3 8 12
British Columbia 47 27 32 1 6 4
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 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.