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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.

And another Myki reader stuck with the 'In service: Processing, please wait' message

Monday 15 April 2013 14:41 PM
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Windows error message displayed on a Myki tram driver console

Thursday 11 April 2013 18:19 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 80 times this year)

Floor covered with discarded Myki receipts at Melbourne Central

Wednesday 10 April 2013 19:51 PM
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Broken for four weeks now: Myki check reader at Melbourne Central still stuck 'In service'

Wednesday 10 April 2013 19:16 PM
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Myki check reader at Melbourne Central still stuck 'In service'

The same reader a week ago: http://railgallery.wongm.com/myki/E121_2816.jpg.html

Wednesday 27 March 2013 19:14 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 104 times this year)

I put my MYKI branded card onto the thingy with the big MYKI text, don't I?

If they didn't want passengers to use the former Metcard validators, they'd put stickers over them in the same way as the former ticket machines

Tuesday 26 March 2013 08:33 AM
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(4 times this month, 112 times this year)

Unwanted Myki receipts *still* piling up in ticket machines

Monday 25 March 2013 14:03 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 91 times this year)

Broken set of barrier paddles on a Myki gate

At Flagstaff station

Monday 25 March 2013 08:43 AM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 74 times this year)

A completely nonsensical message - 'In service / Please use another myki check'

They must mean 'not in service' - 'in service' means I should be able to use it!

Wednesday 20 March 2013 19:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 114 times this year)

Unwanted Myki receipts continue to litter Melbourne!

Note a stack more receipts sitting in the collection bin!

Friday 15 March 2013 08:50 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

'Schedule update / Login disabled / Please wait' message on a Tram Driver Console

That day I saw a stack of trams displaying the same message

Thursday 14 March 2013 08:18 AM
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(5 times this month, 87 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message on a faulty Myki reader

Monday 11 March 2013 13:20 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

'Out of order / Please use another Myki reader' message

Monday 11 March 2013 13:20 PM
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(3 times this month, 165 times this year)

Dead Myki reader, with all three LEDs lit

Monday 11 March 2013 12:48 PM
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(3 times this month, 72 times this year)

'Validator disabled / gate out of service' message on the country platforms at Southern Cross

Saturday 9 March 2013 20:53 PM
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(3 times this month, 66 times this year)

'Out of order / Please use another Myki reader' message

Saturday 2 March 2013 16:44 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 79 times this year)

Myki reader showing a 'Ticket validation disabled' message

What is the point of a Myki reader that can't validate tickets?

Monday 25 February 2013 08:48 AM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Another topup myki queue at Flinders Street Station

Friday 22 February 2013 17:46 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 75 times this year)

Morning congestion at the exit of Flagstaff station - the queue for the overflow readers moves faster than the 'real' Myki gates

Friday 22 February 2013 08:48 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 99 times this year)

Another afternoon peak, another queue for Myki topups at the machine

Friday 15 February 2013 17:39 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 92 times this year)

Unwanted receipts still littering the ground around Myki machines

Friday 8 February 2013 18:20 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 99 times this year)

Struggling to read a Myki screen in the midday sun

Tuesday 5 February 2013 13:29 PM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

Myki CVMs are still spitting out unwanted receipts

Supposedly a software change is being progressively rolled out to only print receipts when they are requested

Tuesday 15 January 2013 13:19 PM
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(3 times this month, 98 times this year)

Piles of abandoned EFT receipts atop a Myki machine

Thursday 6 December 2012 23:01 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 75 times this year)
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