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Metcard

Equipment and infrastructure for the Metcard automated ticketing system used throughout Melbourne until December 2012.

'How to travel on a Concession Metcard' signage onboard a Melbourne bus

Wednesday 16 January 2013 17:45 PM
Viewed 84 times
(4 times this month, 0 times this year)

'Purchasing the correct Metcard' signage onboard a Melbourne bus

Wednesday 16 January 2013 17:45 PM
Viewed 86 times
(3 times this month, 0 times this year)

'Metcard not in use' stickers on a set of Frankenbarriers

Switched off on 29 December 2012

Wednesday 16 January 2013 16:40 PM
Viewed 1158 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 110 times this year)

Concrete pads where Metcard gates at Flinders Street Station used to be

Tuesday 15 January 2013 13:29 PM
Viewed 1013 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Out of date ticketing signage at a tram stop

'Where to buy a ticket: on board trams'

Tuesday 15 January 2013 13:17 PM
Viewed 1038 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 67 times this year)

Decommissioned tram-based Metcard machine, covered in an advertisment for Myki auto top up

Switched off on 29 December 2012

Monday 14 January 2013 18:44 PM
Viewed 1733 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 102 times this year)

Metcard validator onboard a tram, displaying a 'CLOSED' message and a green light

Switched off on 29 December 2012

Monday 14 January 2013 09:01 AM
Viewed 989 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

Decommissioned Metcard machine onboard a tram, the Myki stickers pulled off by vandals

Switched off on 29 December 2012

Monday 14 January 2013 08:59 AM
Viewed 1305 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 140 times this year)

'You must have a Myki' message printed on the back of a tram-issued 2-hour Metcard

The full text reads 'You must have a valid myki to get on a tram from 29 December 2012' / 'From 29 Dec you will need a myki to use public transport. Switch now'

Saturday 22 December 2012 15:59 PM
Viewed 858 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 68 times this year)

'Metcard validators will be turned off on Tuesday 4th December' poster - somebody jumped the gun here!

Saturday 1 December 2012 17:03 PM
Viewed 1148 times
(9 times this week, 15 times this month, 122 times this year)

'Not in use' sticker on a railway station Metcard validator

Saturday 1 December 2012 17:00 PM
Viewed 915 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 96 times this year)

'Out of Service' message displayed on a Metcard machine onboard a tram

Monday 26 November 2012 08:31 AM
Viewed 1012 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 85 times this year)

Bases for a Metcard MVM1 machine and ticket validator at Rockbank station

Sunday 11 November 2012 14:21 PM
Viewed 1039 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 78 times this year)

Metcard validator onboard a tram, no Myki stickers affixed

Wednesday 7 November 2012 19:35 PM
Viewed 1860 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 126 times this year)

'Metcard validators will be turned off on Monday November 26, 2012' poster

At Kensington station

Friday 2 November 2012 17:53 PM
Viewed 984 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 79 times this year)

Remember waiting for the Metcard validator to grab your ticket?

Friday 26 October 2012 17:39 PM
Viewed 947 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 57 times this year)

Or waiting for the validator to spit your Metcard back out?

Friday 26 October 2012 17:37 PM
Viewed 964 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 62 times this year)

Diehard Metcard users still pumping coins into the ticket machines onboard trams

Out in the middle of suburbia, so she probably isn't a tourist.

Monday 22 October 2012 08:40 AM
Viewed 1134 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 76 times this year)

'Barrier Lane Control' computer for the Metcard gates at Flagstaff station

Only two Metcard barriers are still in use: the rest have been replaced by Myki barriers and a 'Gate Attendant Control' unit

Friday 12 October 2012 22:13 PM
Viewed 1432 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 200 times this year)

Another computer in the booking office: Windows XP desktop, and a possibly related Metcard validator

Friday 12 October 2012 22:13 PM
Viewed 1258 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 88 times this year)

Metcard equipment at South Yarra station: 'Barrier Lane Control' computer and a ticket validator

Friday 12 October 2012 21:52 PM
Viewed 1216 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 112 times this year)

'Barrier Lane Control' computer at South Yarra station

Five Metcard gates at the station: two set to exit, two set to entry, and one set to bidirectional

Friday 12 October 2012 21:51 PM
Viewed 1164 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 85 times this year)

'Metcard cannot be used from 29th December 2012' message on a MVM1 ticket machine onboard a tram

Friday 5 October 2012 07:48 AM
Viewed 1418 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 190 times this year)

'Metcards will no longer be available' message at North Melbourne station

Thursday 4 October 2012 16:38 PM
Viewed 957 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 69 times this year)
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Viewed 5854 times (10 times this week, 42 times this month, 524 times this year)