A major tragedy was averted after Konkan Railway's Mumbai-Goa Mandovi Express derailed on Sunday afternoon.
Konkan Railway will remain affected till the restoration work is completed on the single-line track.
National trains passing the route will also remain affected. Railway police said that the driver of the speeding train spotted a track fracture on time and braked the train, averting a major crash.
Initial reports said there were no injures.
The locomotive and the first coach of the train went off the track near Khed station after the incident. The derailed Mandovi Express had advanced WDP-4 diesel-electric locomotive that has aircraft-like sound. It took the brunt of the fall.