Rahul Patil, a passenger, fell off the train as it was approaching Maheji station, the official said, adding that his friends immediately pulled the alarm chain.
Train guard R B Paradhe and loco pilot A K Pandy then reversed the train for about a kilometre to pick up the injured man, the official said.
Sh AK Pandey & Sh RB Pardhe crew of 51181 Devlali-Bhusaval Passenger train saved a passenger who fell down between Pachora-Maheji stations. They saved him by backing the train for about 500m & sent him to hospital at Jalgaon with d help of GRP. Crew will be suitably awarded. pic.twitter.com/jFHXFySQpm
It was completely safe to reverse a train, he said.
The crew would be felicitated for their action, a railway spokesperson said.
The train was delayed by over an hour because of the incident.
The loco pilot and a guard of Indian Railways will be awarded for saving the life of a passenger, who fell down from 51181 Devlali-Bhusaval train in Bhusaval here.
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal hailed the prompt action of the railway employees and said in a tweet, "Today, for an injured passenger who fell from the train between Pachora-Maheji railway stations, the loco pilot took the train about 500 metres back and sent the passenger to the hospital for treatment.
आज पाचोरा-माहेजी रेलवे स्टेशन के बीच ट्रेन से गिरे एक घायल यात्री के लिए लोको पायलट ने ट्रेन को लगभग 500 मीटर पीछे ले जाकर यात्री को ट्रेन में बैठाकर उपचार के लिए हॉस्पिटल पहुंचाया।