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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.

Station staff have added a rubbish bin beside the Myki machine at Tarneit

28 December 2020 19:14 PM
Viewed 41 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 41 times this year)

Vix technician at work on a failed myki machine at Sunshine

10 July 2020 10:35 AM
Viewed 157 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 157 times this year)

'Gate not in use' banner at Southern Cross Station

12 February 2020 08:58 AM
Viewed 150 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 23 times this year)

Vix technicians work on the Myki gates at Flinders Street Station

24 December 2019 10:53 AM
Viewed 191 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 50 times this year)

All the ticket gates at the Collins Street end of Southern Cross Station in exit only mode

12 December 2019 08:42 AM
Viewed 174 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 46 times this year)

All the ticket gates at the Collins Street end of Southern Cross Station in exit only mode

12 December 2019 08:42 AM
Viewed 190 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 62 times this year)

Hand drawn 'Out of order' sign on a Myki reader at Deer Park station

7 October 2019 07:28 AM
Viewed 164 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 61 times this year)

Vix technician works on a Myki machine at Sunshine station

7 October 2019 07:20 AM
Viewed 270 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 83 times this year)

'Validation disabled. Gate out of service' message on a Myki gate

But the green arrow is still displayed!

25 August 2019 08:34 AM
Viewed 189 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 89 times this year)

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 205 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 96 times this year)

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

29 April 2019 17:45 PM
Viewed 216 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 128 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a myki gate at Flagstaff station

21 February 2019 15:39 PM
Viewed 253 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 20 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 282 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 30 times this year)

Vix technician work on the Myki machine at Mernda station

20 January 2019 10:29 AM
Viewed 242 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 24 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:31 AM
Viewed 261 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 63 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:30 AM
Viewed 312 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 65 times this year)

Broken barrier paddle at Flinders Street Street

20 September 2018 14:33 PM
Viewed 287 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

13 September 2018 08:35 AM
Viewed 248 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 71 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 374 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 106 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 383 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 87 times this year)

Leaning down to check the Myki machine for an unwanted receipt

15 August 2018 11:03 AM
Viewed 308 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 100 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a set of myki gates at Sunshine station

14 August 2018 08:18 AM
Viewed 341 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 110 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 451 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 116 times this year)

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

2 July 2018 11:42 AM
Viewed 344 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 112 times this year)
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