Scanners to be installed in train stations
All Metro lines in Shenzhen will have luggage scanners by the end of the year in preparation for the Universiade games.
A trial scanner have been installed in Huaqiangbei Station this is to try out the scanners and security checks in view of heavy passenger traffic plus restricted spaces. This luggage scanners are the same scanner that are being installed at Shenzhen Airport. The scanners have the ability to detect certain variety of contraband and illegal substances. 20 guards at Metro Line 1 have already been trained on how to use the scanners, by scanning large baggage in the scanners and smaller bags passes to random checks by the guards themselves. Passengers refusing to subject their belonging to this luggage checks will not be allowed to board the trains.