The railway industry lags behind the airline industry in cargo security inspection management in China due to the fact that the railway inspection system,based on which security measures can be taken at the source,and it begins to function relatively late although it is the key to ensuring safety and order at freight yards and stations.Based on its analysis of the security check practices by the airline industry in the aspects of institutional setup,staff development,equipment layout and workflow design to tackle the existing problems at the railway sector,this paper puts forward the strategies to support upgrade of the railway cargo security inspection system:improving the institutions,developing a standardized operation procedure,increasing the staff’s proficiency,enhancing integrated function development as well as application of the equipment and promoting extensive application of the information technologies steadily.
Railway Freight Transport
Railway Freight Transportation
Cargo Security Inspection
Security Inspection Equipment Layout