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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.

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

Friday 31 May 2013 18:06 PM
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(5 times this month, 23 times this year)

Myki ticket machines still filling up with unwanted receipts

Thursday 30 May 2013 13:41 PM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 43 times this year)

And the second crashed Myki reader on this tram

Tuesday 28 May 2013 17:54 PM
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(2 times this month, 33 times this year)

Another crashed Myki reader stuck showing a stack trace

Tuesday 28 May 2013 17:54 PM
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(3 times this month, 29 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!

Tuesday 28 May 2013 08:49 AM
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(1 time this month, 25 times this year)

'Gate out of service' notice at North Melbourne station

Saturday 25 May 2013 17:41 PM
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(1 time this month, 28 times this year)

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

Tuesday 21 May 2013 18:08 PM
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(2 times this month, 34 times this year)

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

Tuesday 21 May 2013 18:08 PM
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(3 times this month, 27 times this year)

Myki - You Had One Job!

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

Sunday 19 May 2013 10:24 AM
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(3 times this month, 36 times this year)

Different message displayed on the third of the failed Myki FPDs

Still showing a stack trace, just the content are different

Friday 17 May 2013 22:51 PM
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(1 time this month, 30 times this year)

Stack trace from 'log4net' displayed on a Myki FPD

Friday 17 May 2013 22:51 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 27 times this year)

One of three failed Myki FPDs aboard this tram

Displaying a stack trace after the Myki application crashed

Friday 17 May 2013 22:50 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 33 times this year)

Receipts fill the Myki machine hopper at a CBD tram stop

Thursday 9 May 2013 13:48 PM
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(8 times this month, 32 times this year)

Myki gates at Southern Cross, with one of the paddles stuck inside the mechanism

Wednesday 8 May 2013 06:55 AM
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(15 times this month, 49 times this year)

EFT terminal on a Myki CVM showing an error code

Saturday 27 April 2013 17:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 26 times this year)

'Gate Out Of Service' message on a set of Myki gates

It's the opposite of the 'In Service' message broken tram readers give you!

Friday 26 April 2013 08:33 AM
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Station-staff supplied rubbish bin for Myki machine receipts at North Melbourne

Wednesday 24 April 2013 21:30 PM
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(3 times this month, 30 times this year)

The reason the Tram Driver Console was rebooting: an incorrect SD card was installed

Monday 22 April 2013 19:22 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 41 times this year)

Myki tram driver console stuck in a reboot loop

Monday 22 April 2013 17:55 PM
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(3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Myki reader onboard a tram, stuck at 'Please touch again'

Thursday 18 April 2013 14:35 PM
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(3 times this month, 31 times this year)

Technician working on the innards of a Myki ticket machine

Thursday 18 April 2013 13:39 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 27 times this year)

Myki ticket machine under repair at a tram stop

Thursday 18 April 2013 13:38 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 40 times this year)

Myki reader onboard a tram, stuck with the nonsensical 'In service: Processing, please wait' message

Tuesday 16 April 2013 18:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 50 times this year)

Stack trace displayed on a Myki reader onboard a tram

The open source 'log4net' library is in use, as is a custom 'AFCLogging' class and a lot of ASP.NET code in the 'Acs.Common' namespace (ACS being the company that supplied the off-the-shelf hardware Myki was built upon)

Tuesday 16 April 2013 18:24 PM
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(3 times this month, 27 times this year)
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