Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

July 2017

Table 4. Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to July Collisions with DG involvement
January to July
  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 63 42 53 23 13 18
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 1 0 1 0
Quebec 6 4 5 2 0 2
Ontario 17 13 10 8 5 4
Manitoba 9 6 10 3 1 4
Saskatchewan 6 4 7 1 0 2
Alberta 11 9 13 6 4 4
British Columbia 13 5 7 3 2 2
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 August 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.