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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 technician works on the Myki gates at Southern Cross

Monday 25 April 2022 18:23 PM
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(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 16 times this year)

'Sales is starting' message on a rebooting Myki ticket machine

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:47 PM
Viewed 39 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

'Out of service' message on a rebooting Myki ticket machine

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:46 PM
Viewed 39 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 39 times this year)

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

Monday 28 December 2020 19:14 PM
Viewed 240 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 61 times this year)

Vix technician at work on a failed myki machine at Sunshine

Friday 10 July 2020 10:35 AM
Viewed 281 times
(3 times this month, 90 times this year)

'Gate not in use' banner at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 12 February 2020 08:58 AM
Viewed 279 times
(3 times this month, 26 times this year)

Vix technicians work on the Myki gates at Flinders Street Station

Tuesday 24 December 2019 10:53 AM
Viewed 347 times
(2 times this month, 44 times this year)

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

Thursday 12 December 2019 08:42 AM
Viewed 331 times
(3 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

Thursday 12 December 2019 08:42 AM
Viewed 368 times
(2 times this month, 60 times this year)

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

Monday 7 October 2019 07:28 AM
Viewed 314 times
(5 times this month, 78 times this year)

Vix technician works on a Myki machine at Sunshine station

Monday 7 October 2019 07:20 AM
Viewed 457 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

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

But the green arrow is still displayed!

Sunday 25 August 2019 08:34 AM
Viewed 317 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 81 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'

Monday 1 July 2019 13:24 PM
Viewed 368 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 122 times this year)

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

Monday 29 April 2019 17:45 PM
Viewed 360 times
(2 times this month, 2 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a myki gate at Flagstaff station

Thursday 21 February 2019 15:39 PM
Viewed 390 times
(4 times this month, 25 times this year)

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

Monday 4 February 2019 13:27 PM
Viewed 464 times
(2 times this month, 33 times this year)

Vix technician work on the Myki machine at Mernda station

Sunday 20 January 2019 10:29 AM
Viewed 370 times
(2 times this month, 29 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

Friday 26 October 2018 08:31 AM
Viewed 382 times
(5 times this month, 56 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

Friday 26 October 2018 08:30 AM
Viewed 471 times
(3 times this month, 74 times this year)

Broken barrier paddle at Flinders Street Street

Thursday 20 September 2018 14:33 PM
Viewed 487 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 120 times this year)

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

Thursday 13 September 2018 08:35 AM
Viewed 380 times, 80 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

Monday 10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 547 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 116 times this year)

Queues at the myki gates to exit Footscray station platform 6

Monday 10 September 2018 17:59 PM
Viewed 517 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 80 times this year)

Leaning down to check the Myki machine for an unwanted receipt

Wednesday 15 August 2018 11:03 AM
Viewed 441 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 84 times this year)
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