Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

May 2017

Table 4 Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to May Collisions with DG involvement
January to May
  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 48 25 37 18 10 12
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 1 0 1 0
Quebec 4 1 3 1 0 1
Ontario 11 8 6 6 4 2
Manitoba 9 3 8 3 1 3
Saskatchewan 4 3 4 1 0 1
Alberta 8 6 10 5 3 3
British Columbia 11 3 4 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 June 15, 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.