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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.

Green arrow say 'use this gate' but the red card reader begs to differ

Thursday 20 October 2022 17:18 PM
Viewed 5 times
(5 times this month, 5 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message on a Myki reader

Wednesday 14 September 2022 17:22 PM
Viewed 16 times
(1 time this month, 16 times this year)

Kneeling on the floor, struggling to read a Myki machine with the sun shining directly onto it

Saturday 10 September 2022 16:13 PM
Viewed 32 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 32 times this year)

Vix technician at work with their laptop to fix a set of Myki gates

Monday 20 June 2022 18:06 PM
Viewed 43 times, 43 times this year)

Vix technician works on the Myki gates at Southern Cross

Monday 25 April 2022 18:23 PM
Viewed 64 times, 64 times this year)

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

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:47 PM
Viewed 92 times
(2 times this month, 92 times this year)

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

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:46 PM
Viewed 82 times
(1 time this month, 82 times this year)

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

Monday 28 December 2020 19:14 PM
Viewed 307 times
(2 times this month, 128 times this year)

Vix technician at work on a failed myki machine at Sunshine

Friday 10 July 2020 10:35 AM
Viewed 337 times, 33 times this year)

'Gate not in use' banner at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 12 February 2020 08:58 AM
Viewed 331 times, 78 times this year)

Vix technicians work on the Myki gates at Flinders Street Station

Tuesday 24 December 2019 10:53 AM
Viewed 407 times
(4 times this month, 104 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 390 times
(4 times this month, 120 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 426 times
(6 times this month, 118 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 377 times
(5 times this month, 8 times this year)

Vix technician works on a Myki machine at Sunshine station

Monday 7 October 2019 07:20 AM
Viewed 524 times
(6 times this month, 11 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 370 times
(2 times this month, 16 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 427 times, 38 times this year)

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

Monday 29 April 2019 17:45 PM
Viewed 410 times
(1 time this month, 52 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a myki gate at Flagstaff station

Thursday 21 February 2019 15:39 PM
Viewed 450 times, 85 times this year)

Vix technician work on the Myki machine at Mernda station

Sunday 20 January 2019 10:29 AM
Viewed 438 times, 97 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

Friday 26 October 2018 08:31 AM
Viewed 430 times, 2 times this year)

Vix technician repairing a failed myki gate at Sunshine station

Friday 26 October 2018 08:30 AM
Viewed 534 times, 2 times this year)

Broken barrier paddle at Flinders Street Street

Thursday 20 September 2018 14:33 PM
Viewed 560 times
(1 time this month, 16 times this year)
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