Why do I need a Rail Industry Worker card?

The Rail Network Operators participating in the RIW Program require all workers to maintain an RIW card to demonstrate competency to safely undertake rail work on their networks. 

The below operators are member of the RIW program:


All work carried out on the above rail networks is managed through the RIW cards and system. 

Where the rail environment interfaces with civil construction, you can also confirm competency and site access requirements with the relevant Network Operator or Contractor-In-Charge. 

You can also find a list of project sites which mandate RIW cards for workers here.

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