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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.

More passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:57 PM
Viewed 754 times
(6 times this month, 95 times this year)

Passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 479 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 773 times
(5 times this month, 106 times this year)

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

2 July 2013 17:42 PM
Viewed 475 times
(1 time this month, 42 times this year)

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

29 June 2013 11:27 AM
Viewed 725 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 113 times this year)

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

28 June 2013 18:19 PM
Viewed 568 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 77 times this year)

Yet another dead Myki reader, stuck showing a stack trace

26 June 2013 17:48 PM
Viewed 575 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 86 times this year)

Two connections for a Myki FPD - 8P8C modular plug (RJ45) for the network, and a two-pole DC power connection

21 June 2013 18:46 PM
Viewed 602 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 58 times this year)

Myki FPD missing from the mounting plate onboard a tram

21 June 2013 18:45 PM
Viewed 838 times
(2 times this month, 116 times this year)

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

20 June 2013 07:22 AM
Viewed 643 times
(5 times this month, 89 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 614 times
(4 times this week, 27 times this month, 109 times this year)

Yet another stack trace displayed on a defective Myki reader

17 June 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 584 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 79 times this year)

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

5 June 2013 06:34 AM
Viewed 710 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 73 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 911 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 102 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 608 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 60 times this year)

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

3 June 2013 08:31 AM
Viewed 577 times
(7 times this month, 77 times this year)

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

31 May 2013 18:07 PM
Viewed 558 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 91 times this year)

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

31 May 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 601 times
(5 times this month, 76 times this year)

Myki ticket machines still filling up with unwanted receipts

30 May 2013 13:41 PM
Viewed 628 times
(6 times this month, 67 times this year)

And the second crashed Myki reader on this tram

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 544 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

Another crashed Myki reader stuck showing a stack trace

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 497 times
(2 times this month, 46 times this year)

New error message on a myki gate 'Operator Authentication. Please proceed on the Gate...'

Note the home made paper sign over the reader as well!

28 May 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 734 times
(1 time this month, 44 times this year)

'Gate out of service' notice at North Melbourne station

25 May 2013 17:41 PM
Viewed 637 times
(2 times this month, 78 times this year)

Another Myki reader onboard a tram, stuck on the 'In service, please wait' message

21 May 2013 18:08 PM
Viewed 522 times
(3 times this month, 55 times this year)
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Viewed 653 times (7 times this week, 10 times this month, 238 times this year)