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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.

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
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(5 times this month, 105 times this year)

'Gate out of service' notice at North Melbourne station

25 May 2013 17:41 PM
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(4 times this month, 100 times this year)

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

21 May 2013 18:08 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 83 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
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 85 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
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(8 times this month, 116 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
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Stack trace from 'log4net' displayed on a Myki FPD

17 May 2013 22:51 PM
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(9 times this month, 85 times this year)

One of three failed Myki FPDs aboard this tram

Displaying a stack trace after the Myki application crashed

17 May 2013 22:50 PM
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(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 85 times this year)

Receipts fill the Myki machine hopper at a CBD tram stop

9 May 2013 13:48 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

8 May 2013 06:55 AM
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(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 87 times this year)

EFT terminal on a Myki CVM showing an error code

27 April 2013 17:11 PM
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(7 times this month, 103 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!

26 April 2013 08:33 AM
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(4 times this month, 93 times this year)

Station-staff supplied rubbish bin for Myki machine receipts at North Melbourne

24 April 2013 21:30 PM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 112 times this year)

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

22 April 2013 19:22 PM
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(2 times this week, 16 times this month, 143 times this year)

Myki tram driver console stuck in a reboot loop

22 April 2013 17:55 PM
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(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 148 times this year)

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

18 April 2013 14:35 PM
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(6 times this month, 78 times this year)

Technician working on the innards of a Myki ticket machine

18 April 2013 13:39 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 103 times this year)

Myki ticket machine under repair at a tram stop

18 April 2013 13:38 PM
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(7 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

16 April 2013 18:25 PM
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(1 time this week, 21 times this month, 160 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)

16 April 2013 18:24 PM
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(8 times this month, 93 times this year)

Myki reader onboard a tram, clock set to 10:44 am despite it being almost 3 pm in the afternoon

This was the only reader onboard this tram to have the wrong time - it was also stuck on the greyscale 'night' mode display

16 April 2013 14:51 PM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 118 times this year)

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

16 April 2013 14:50 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 81 times this year)

Queue for the Myki machines at Southern Cross in evening peak

15 April 2013 17:56 PM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 84 times this year)

Piles of unwanted receipts abandoned atop a Myki machine

15 April 2013 17:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 73 times this year)
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