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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.

Out of service Myki machine at the Flinders Street Station main entrance

16 July 2013 14:32 PM
Viewed 1232 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 6 times this year)

And yet another tram myki reader stuck on the 'In service' message

10 July 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 675 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 6 times this year)

Myki gate with the paddles stuck open, the reader displaying a 'gate out of order' message

10 July 2013 15:52 PM
Viewed 688 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 11 times this year)

More passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:57 PM
Viewed 932 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 10 times this year)

Passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 614 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 8 times this year)

'Validator disabled. Direction blocked' message incorrectly displayed with a green 'proceed' arrow

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 975 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 14 times this year)

Every FPD onboard this tram simultaneously entering the 'In service' mode

2 July 2013 17:42 PM
Viewed 628 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 6 times this year)

Unwanted Myki receipts litter the ground below the ticket machine at South Kensington

29 June 2013 11:27 AM
Viewed 953 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 8 times this year)

Broken Myki reader stuck on the less common 'hourglass' screen

28 June 2013 18:19 PM
Viewed 762 times, 4 times this year)

Yet another dead Myki reader, stuck showing a stack trace

26 June 2013 17:48 PM
Viewed 766 times, 4 times this year)

Myki FPD missing from the mounting plate onboard a tram

21 June 2013 18:45 PM
Viewed 4525 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 13 times this year)

Every FPD onboard this tram simultaneously entering the 'In service' mode

20 June 2013 07:22 AM
Viewed 1089 times, 19 times this year)

Same tram as the last photo, this time the now common 'In service' error message

17 June 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 1221 times, 5 times this year)

Yet another stack trace displayed on a defective Myki reader

17 June 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 826 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this year)

Bin for myki receipts at Southern Cross, supplied by the station staff

5 June 2013 06:34 AM
Viewed 945 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 11 times this year)

After years of waiting, Bytecraft technician installs the additional Myki readers at Kensington platform 2

4 June 2013 08:47 AM
Viewed 1174 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 16 times this year)

Another broken Myki reader onboard a tram, this time in a rebooting loop, flashing all three LEDs

3 June 2013 13:54 PM
Viewed 808 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 10 times this year)

Myki ticket machine out for the count - the screen completely dead

3 June 2013 08:31 AM
Viewed 761 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Same tram as before - this myki reader was stuck in a reboot loop

31 May 2013 18:07 PM
Viewed 730 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this year)

Yet another 'In service. Processing, please wait' message on a tram myki reader

31 May 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 750 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this year)

Myki ticket machines still filling up with unwanted receipts

30 May 2013 13:41 PM
Viewed 765 times, 6 times this year)

And the second crashed Myki reader on this tram

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 674 times, 4 times this year)

Another crashed Myki reader stuck showing a stack trace

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 611 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this year)
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