Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

August 2017

Table 4 Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to August Collisions with DG involvement
January to August
  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 71 46 61 24 15 19
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 1 0 1 0
Quebec 7 5 6 2 0 2
Ontario 21 14 12 8 6 4
Manitoba 9 7 11 3 2 4
Saskatchewan 6 4 8 1 0 2
Alberta 12 10 15 6 4 5
British Columbia 15 5 8 4 2 3
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 October 17, 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.