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Metcard

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

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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