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Metcard

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

Armaguard van outside Flagstaff station for a cash pickup

24 May 2012 08:58 AM
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Metcard machines abandoned on the footpath

17 April 2012 08:54 AM
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Throwing the loose bits and bobs inside the MVM2 machine

17 April 2012 08:53 AM
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Bolts and conduit where the Metcard machines used to be

17 April 2012 08:52 AM
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It's a three man job to move the Metcard machine

17 April 2012 08:52 AM
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Taking the MVM2 Metcard machine down the ramp

17 April 2012 08:52 AM
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Out comes the Metcard machine at Ascot Vale

17 April 2012 08:51 AM
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All jacked up in the cradle, and ready to be wheeled away

17 April 2012 08:45 AM
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Metcard MVM1 machine decommissioned at Ascot Vale

17 April 2012 08:38 AM
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Metcard machine, the sticker says 'Removal date: 17/4/2012'

17 April 2012 08:37 AM
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Innards of a Metcard MVM1 machine

17 April 2012 08:37 AM
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Metcard MVM1 machine decommissioned at Ascot Vale

17 April 2012 08:37 AM
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Metcard validator aboard a tram, closed for use

5 April 2012 18:35 PM
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Metcard validator aboard a Z3 class tram

5 April 2012 18:33 PM
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Metcard machine aboard a Z3 class tram

5 April 2012 18:32 PM
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New 'PT>' branding telling you to check your Metcards

At the 'PT> Hub' at Melbourne Town Hall

2 April 2012 17:52 PM
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'Zone not available / select correct zone' message

Seen when trying to buy a Zone 2 ticket at a Zone 1 station

31 March 2012 11:04 AM
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'Out of Area' message on a Metcard machine

Seen when trying to buy a long defunct 'Rail+2' ticket

31 March 2012 11:04 AM
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Serial number plate on a railway station Metcard validator

31 March 2012 11:02 AM
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Selection of defunct ticket options a railway station MVM2 machine

'Rail+2', 'Off peak saver', Zone 3, Zone 2+3 and Zone 1+2+3 were all killed off at various times in the past

31 March 2012 11:02 AM
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Another soon to be removed Metcard machine

This one has all of the buttons for obsolete zones and ticket type uncovered.

31 March 2012 11:02 AM
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Armaguard crew roll coin vaults across the concourse at Southern Cross

28 March 2012 09:01 AM
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'Accepts all $5 $10 $20 plastic notes' message on a MVM2 machine

Do you remember paper banknotes?

7 March 2012 20:56 PM
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'PTC staff have no access to the machine' message on a MVM2 machine

The PTC not having existed for a decade doesn't help matters on this front!

7 March 2012 20:55 PM
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