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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.

Vix technicians work on the Myki gates at Flinders Street Station

24 December 2019 10:53 AM
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(5 times this week, 19 times this month, 19 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
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(2 times this week, 19 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 19 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

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

7 October 2019 07:28 AM
Viewed 19 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Vix technician works on a Myki machine at Sunshine station

7 October 2019 07:20 AM
Viewed 27 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 27 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 31 times
(3 times this month, 31 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 52 times
(3 times this month, 52 times this year)

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

29 April 2019 17:45 PM
Viewed 62 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 62 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a myki gate at Flagstaff station

21 February 2019 15:39 PM
Viewed 83 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 83 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 84 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 84 times this year)

Vix technician work on the Myki machine at Mernda station

20 January 2019 10:29 AM
Viewed 92 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 92 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:31 AM
Viewed 104 times
(3 times this month, 17 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

26 October 2018 08:30 AM
Viewed 130 times
(5 times this month, 18 times this year)

Broken barrier paddle at Flinders Street Street

20 September 2018 14:33 PM
Viewed 134 times
(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

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

13 September 2018 08:35 AM
Viewed 112 times
(2 times this month, 21 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 176 times
(12 times this month, 36 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 198 times
(6 times this month, 34 times this year)

Leaning down to check the Myki machine for an unwanted receipt

15 August 2018 11:03 AM
Viewed 147 times
(5 times this month, 35 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a set of myki gates at Sunshine station

14 August 2018 08:18 AM
Viewed 139 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 46 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 253 times
(18 times this month, 125 times this year)

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

2 July 2018 11:42 AM
Viewed 175 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

23 April 2018 08:15 AM
Viewed 358 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 78 times this year)

Defective paddle on a myki gate at a railway station

21 April 2018 13:15 PM
Viewed 210 times, 63 times this year)

Vix staff fixing a defective myki gate at Flagstaff station

9 April 2018 08:53 AM
Viewed 210 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 78 times this year)
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