Beijing Metro Security Like “Going Through Airport Customs”

Xie Qing May 27, 2014 1:01pm

beijing subway security check

Security has been dramatically tightened up in Beijing.

Today, the usual subway security check no longer involves just “putting your bags through”, as commuters now have to be checked as though they are going through airport customs.

This was the scene at Beijing’s Tiantongyuan North Station at the terminus of Line 5 this morning:

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Photos: Weibo