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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.

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

2 July 2013 17:42 PM
Viewed 467 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 34 times this year)

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

29 June 2013 11:27 AM
Viewed 703 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 91 times this year)

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

28 June 2013 18:19 PM
Viewed 550 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Yet another dead Myki reader, stuck showing a stack trace

26 June 2013 17:48 PM
Viewed 556 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 67 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 590 times
(1 time this month, 46 times this year)

Myki FPD missing from the mounting plate onboard a tram

21 June 2013 18:45 PM
Viewed 825 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 103 times this year)

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

20 June 2013 07:22 AM
Viewed 627 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 73 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 578 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 73 times this year)

Yet another stack trace displayed on a defective Myki reader

17 June 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 570 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

5 June 2013 06:34 AM
Viewed 698 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 61 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 887 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 78 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 594 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 46 times this year)

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

3 June 2013 08:31 AM
Viewed 560 times
(2 times this month, 60 times this year)

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

31 May 2013 18:07 PM
Viewed 536 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

31 May 2013 18:06 PM
Viewed 589 times
(3 times this month, 64 times this year)

Myki ticket machines still filling up with unwanted receipts

30 May 2013 13:41 PM
Viewed 612 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 51 times this year)

And the second crashed Myki reader on this tram

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 530 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 51 times this year)

Another crashed Myki reader stuck showing a stack trace

28 May 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 487 times
(1 time this month, 36 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 727 times, 37 times this year)

'Gate out of service' notice at North Melbourne station

25 May 2013 17:41 PM
Viewed 626 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 67 times this year)

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

21 May 2013 18:08 PM
Viewed 511 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 44 times this year)

Same tram as before, this time it's showing a stack trace after the code crashed

21 May 2013 18:08 PM
Viewed 625 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 59 times this year)

Myki - You Had One Job!

'Ticket validation disabled' (You've seen the meme: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/you-had-one-job)

19 May 2013 10:24 AM
Viewed 566 times
(2 times this month, 60 times this year)

Different message displayed on the third of the failed Myki FPDs

Still showing a stack trace, just the content are different

17 May 2013 22:51 PM
Viewed 557 times
(7 times this month, 77 times this year)
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Viewed 571 times (8 times this week, 1 time this month, 156 times this year)