Monthly Rail Occurrence Statistics

October 2017

Table 4 Non main-track train collisions by province
  January to October Collisions with DG involvement
January to October
  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 81 54 77 27 15 23
Newfoundland 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nova Scotia 1 0 0 0 0 0
New Brunswick 0 1 2 0 1 0
Quebec 9 6 8 2 0 3
Ontario 23 15 15 9 6 4
Manitoba 10 9 13 3 2 5
Saskatchewan 6 4 9 1 0 2
Alberta 15 12 19 7 4 6
British Columbia 17 7 11 5 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 November 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.