Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

July 2017

Table 3. Main-track train derailments by province *
  January to July Derailments with DG involvement
January to July
  2017 2016 2012-2016
average
2017 2016 2012-2016
average
* There were 2 occurrences with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 and none in 2016.
Canada 53 35 51 5 7 9
Newfoundland 2 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 1 0 1 1
Quebec 4 7 6 1 1 1
Ontario 5 13 13 1 4 3
Manitoba 2 3 4 0 0 0
Saskatchewan 7 2 4 0 1 1
Alberta 18 6 11 3 0 2
British Columbia 15 3 11 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 August 15, 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.