What are the minimum requirements to use a Rail Industry Worker card?

To use a RIW card, a cardholder must have:

  • A physical or virtual RIW card;
  • A Primary Employer;
  • A current cardholder subscription (paid annually);
  • The necessary competencies and medical category level to meet the requirements of the job role being undertaken on site.
  • No National, Network or site blocks placed on their profile.


Contact should be made with the Network Operator or Contractor in Charge to determine what job roles and/or competencies are required for site access prior to entry.


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