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Myki failures and breakdowns

A galley of the many ways that Melbourne's 'Myki' smartcard ticketing system can let passengers down.

Following the recent software upgrade, unwanted Myki receipts are now a rare sight!

From June 2019 you now longer receive a receipt if you select 'NO'

1 July 2019 13:24 PM
Viewed 18 times
(3 times this month, 18 times this year)

Long line of passengers waiting to top up their myki at Flagstaff station

29 April 2019 17:45 PM
Viewed 32 times
(3 times this month, 32 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a myki gate at Flagstaff station

21 February 2019 15:39 PM
Viewed 52 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 52 times this year)

City of Melbourne street sweeper has to clean up the mess of abandoned myki receipts at a Swanston Street tram stop

4 February 2019 13:27 PM
Viewed 52 times
(4 times this month, 52 times this year)

Vix technician work on the Myki machine at Mernda station

20 January 2019 10:29 AM
Viewed 63 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 63 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:31 AM
Viewed 72 times
(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:30 AM
Viewed 85 times
(7 times this month, 85 times this year)

Broken barrier paddle at Flinders Street Street

20 September 2018 14:33 PM
Viewed 107 times
(3 times this month, 107 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message on a FPD onboard a tram

13 September 2018 08:35 AM
Viewed 86 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 86 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 130 times
(1 time this month, 130 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 154 times
(1 time this month, 154 times this year)

Leaning down to check the Myki machine for an unwanted receipt

15 August 2018 11:03 AM
Viewed 112 times
(7 times this month, 0 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a set of myki gates at Sunshine station

14 August 2018 08:18 AM
Viewed 93 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 0 times this year)

'Out of order' message displayed on a Vix myki reader onboard an E class tram

9 July 2018 11:41 AM
Viewed 145 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 17 times this year)

'In service' message displayed on a Myki reader onboard a tram

2 July 2018 11:42 AM
Viewed 147 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 15 times this year)

Queue of passengers waiting to top up their myki at Sunshine station

23 April 2018 08:15 AM
Viewed 329 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 49 times this year)

Defective paddle on a myki gate at a railway station

21 April 2018 13:15 PM
Viewed 185 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 38 times this year)

Vix staff fixing a defective myki gate at Flagstaff station

9 April 2018 08:53 AM
Viewed 181 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 49 times this year)

Queue to exit Flagstaff station following a myki gate failure

9 April 2018 08:53 AM
Viewed 227 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 41 times this year)

Queue of passengers waiting to top up their myki cards at Southern Cross

6 April 2018 17:46 PM
Viewed 294 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 77 times this year)

Long line to use the Myki machines at Southern Cross Station

23 February 2018 17:49 PM
Viewed 198 times
(3 times this month, 55 times this year)

'Gate out of use' message due to a broken myki gate paddle

18 February 2018 14:48 PM
Viewed 244 times
(4 times this month, 63 times this year)

Broken myki gate paddle at Sunshine station

18 February 2018 14:48 PM
Viewed 270 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 65 times this year)

Vix technician fixing a defective myki machine at Sunshine station

13 February 2018 09:40 AM
Viewed 207 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 68 times this year)
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Viewed 487 times (1 time this week, 25 times this month, 72 times this year)