Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

September 2017

Table 3 Main-track train derailments by province *
  January to September Derailments with DG involvement
January to September
  2017 2016 2012-2016
average
2017 2016 2012-2016
average
* There were 3 occurrences with dangerous goods release to date in 2017 and none in 2016.
Canada 68 41 61 8 8 11
Newfoundland 2 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 0 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 1 0 1 1
Quebec 5 8 7 1 1 1
Ontario 9 13 14 2 4 4
Manitoba 5 4 5 1 0 1
Saskatchewan 10 2 6 0 1 1
Alberta 20 7 14 4 0 2
British Columbia 17 6 13 0 1 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 October 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.