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Metcard

Equipment and infrastructure for the Metcard automated ticketing system used throughout Melbourne

With no Metcard machines left at Flinders Street Station, intending passengers line up at the booking office window

27 July 2012 12:10 PM
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Metcard equipment onboard a bus

18 July 2012 08:42 AM
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Emergency barrier release button at Footscray station

13 July 2012 19:08 PM
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'You Must Validate' message on the Metcard barriers at Footscray

13 July 2012 19:07 PM
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New tiles cover the space at Flinders Street Station where a Metcard machine used to be

13 July 2012 08:47 AM
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'Metcard tickets only' on the Metcard validator at Blackburn station

12 July 2012 18:49 PM
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Another morning, another broken Frankenbarrier under repair at Flagstaff Station

9 July 2012 08:53 AM
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Technician fixing a misbehaving Frankbarrier in the middle of morning peak

6 July 2012 08:32 AM
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'No Entry' signs blocking access to a defective ticket barrier

These signs are usually used to close off escalators

4 July 2012 19:21 PM
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The last Metcard machine at Melbourne Central: hiding behind the myki barriers

4 July 2012 17:20 PM
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'Not in Use' sticker on a MVM2 machine at Melbourne Central

4 July 2012 17:18 PM
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MVM2 machine at Melbourne Central awaiting removal

4 July 2012 17:17 PM
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Pair of ticket barriers at the Elizabeth Street end of Melbourne Central

The main bank is on the other side of the pillar

4 July 2012 17:17 PM
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'Metcard Xpress' touchcard reader on a MVM2 ticket machine

25 June 2012 17:44 PM
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Nobody queuing up for Metcards at Southern Cross Station

25 June 2012 17:43 PM
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Booking Office Machine (BOM) used to issue Metcards by station staff

Behind the customer service window at North Melbourne station

23 June 2012 19:00 PM
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Removal date of July 2nd set for the final Metcard machines at Flinders Street Station

20 June 2012 16:29 PM
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A last few Metcard holdouts buy tickets at Flinders Street Station

20 June 2012 16:29 PM
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Technician working on a MVM1 ticket machine at Parliament station

14 June 2012 14:01 PM
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Main display panel on a Metcard validator

Note the green icons: Metcard in slot to the left, 'Metcard Xpress' touchcard on the right

13 June 2012 20:52 PM
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Ticket selection buttons on a MVM2 ticket machine

Note the card reader only ever accepted EFTPOS cards

9 June 2012 10:19 AM
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Metcard machines awaiting removal at Murrumbeena

9 June 2012 10:18 AM
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Diehard Metcard users pumping coins into the vending machines onboard trams

6 June 2012 17:57 PM
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'Exact Fare Only / No Change Given' message on a Metcard machine onboard a tram

It's either in Exact Fare Mode (no change left), or the coin slots are having an issue.

28 May 2012 17:33 PM
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