The engine as well as three of the coaches of a Mumbai-bound train got delinked from the rest of the train and kept rolling for a short distance today morning.
The incident took place with the Manmad-Mumbai Panchavati Express, which has a total of 15 coaches.
The engine and three of the coaches got separated at around 8.30 am near Thane district’s Kalyan station, sources said.
The distance that the engine covered without its coaches has not been ascertained yet.
The train, which begins its journey from Manmad, in Maharashtra’s Nashik district, covering a distance of roughly 300 km, later resumed its journey and reached its destination.
The incident led to a disruption in suburban and long-distance services for some time, reported IANS.