Thiruvananthapuram: The first train to Delhi from here, following the resumption of select train services earlier this week, left at 7.45 p.m. on Friday with 295 passengers - 183 men and 112 women - aboard.
It will take more passengers from Ernakulam and from Kozhikode and will reach Delhi on Sunday.
Though 299 passengers had booked, two who did not have a travel pass, and another two others who had issues in their ticket, were not allowed to board the train.
Before boarding, all the passengers were examined by a panel of medical professionals and instructed that all through they should wear a mask and all the protocols should be observed.
This train had reached here on Friday morning from Delhi.