Duronto Express, heading to Mumbai from Nagpur, was derailed between Asangaon and Vasind railway stations in Maharashtra on Tuesday morning.

As per preliminary information, more than 20 passengers have been injured in the incident which occurred at around 6.30 a.m., around 40 kms north on the outskirts of Mumbai.


As a result of the derailment, the suburban local train services of the Central Railway in Mumbai and Thane were affected hitting morning peak hours and commuter traffic.

Eight coaches and engine of the train derailed, and the incident is suspected to have been caused due to mud landslide.