Beijing subway security

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Starting in early 2014 at select subway stations in Beijing, China, the city began instituting airport-like security measures, including metal detectors, x-ray machines and pat-downs, causing long wait times at the busiest stations. Antiterrorism security procedures were upgraded in three more stations in May, bringing the total up to nine.

Beijing’s subway system comprises nearly 200 stations.

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Starting in early 2014 at select subway stations in Beijing, China, the city began instituting airport-like security measures, including metal detectors, x-ray machines and pat-downs, causing long wait times at the busiest stations. Antiterrorism security procedures were upgraded in three more stations in May, bringing the total up to nine.

Beijing’s subway system comprises nearly 200 stations.