Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

August 2017

Table 2. Railway crossing and trespasser accidents by province
  Crossings with type recorded 2017 - Year to date* All crossings
Year to date*
Trespasser
Year to date*
  Public automated Public passive Private Farm 2017 2016 2017 2016
Data extracted October 17, 2017.
*Year to date is from January to August.
New TSB regulations came into effect on July 1, 2014, changing some reporting requirements.
Newfoundland
Accidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serious injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia
Accidents 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Serious injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick
Accidents 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Serious injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Quebec
Accidents 9 1 3 0 13 16 7 3
Fatalities 3 1 0 0 4 1 5 2
Serious injuries 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 1
Ontario
Accidents 13 3 3 0 19 16 26 16
Fatalities 4 0 0 0 4 3 18 12
Serious injuries 1 1 0 0 2 3 7 4
Manitoba
Accidents 2 4 0 3 9 6 2 2
Fatalities 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1
Serious injuries 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 1
Saskatchewan
Accidents 6 11 0 0 17 11 1 1
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1
Serious injuries 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
Alberta
Accidents 5 11 3 1 20 15 6 7
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 3
Serious injuries 0 2 2 0 4 6 1 3
British Columbia
Accidents 7 3 1 0 12 11 11 17
Fatalities 0 1 0 0 1 1 6 12
Serious injuries 3 3 0 0 6 0 4 3
Northwest Territories
Accidents 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Fatalities 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Serious injuries 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Canada
Accidents 43 33 10 4 91 77 54 48
Fatalities 7 3 0 0 10 13 37 33
Serious injuries 4 8 2 1 15 19 15 13
Figure 1: Number of Crossing Accidents per month [D]
Number of Crossing Accidents per month

Note: This is preliminary information subject to year-end validation and reconciliation.