Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

June 2017

Table 5. Non main-track train derailments by province *
  January to June Derailments with DG involvement
January to June
  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 319 254 290 25 42 50
Newfoundland 6 9 2 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 2 2 2 0 0 0
New Brunswick 5 4 5 2 3 2
Quebec 57 49 40 2 5 4
Ontario 63 52 55 8 10 11
Manitoba 44 34 40 5 4 6
Saskatchewan 29 31 35 2 4 5
Alberta 53 33 65 4 10 16
British Columbia 60 40 44 2 6 5
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 July 17, 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.