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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.

Unwanted Myki receipts *still* piling up in ticket machines

25 March 2013 14:03 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 67 times this year)

Broken set of barrier paddles on a Myki gate

At Flagstaff station

25 March 2013 08:43 AM
Viewed 627 times
(2 times this month, 61 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!

20 March 2013 19:17 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 102 times this year)

Unwanted Myki receipts continue to litter Melbourne!

Note a stack more receipts sitting in the collection bin!

15 March 2013 08:50 AM
Viewed 614 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 69 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

14 March 2013 08:18 AM
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(1 time this month, 50 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message on a faulty Myki reader

11 March 2013 13:20 PM
Viewed 977 times
(2 times this month, 70 times this year)

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

11 March 2013 13:20 PM
Viewed 565 times
(5 times this month, 61 times this year)

Dead Myki reader, with all three LEDs lit

11 March 2013 12:48 PM
Viewed 526 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 51 times this year)

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

9 March 2013 20:53 PM
Viewed 495 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 40 times this year)

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

2 March 2013 16:44 PM
Viewed 736 times
(6 times this month, 72 times this year)

Myki reader showing a 'Ticket validation disabled' message

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

25 February 2013 08:48 AM
Viewed 834 times
(4 times this month, 66 times this year)

Another topup myki queue at Flinders Street Station

22 February 2013 17:46 PM
Viewed 633 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 63 times this year)

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

15 February 2013 17:39 PM
Viewed 487 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 55 times this year)

Unwanted receipts still littering the ground around Myki machines

8 February 2013 18:20 PM
Viewed 847 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 85 times this year)

Struggling to read a Myki screen in the midday sun

5 February 2013 13:29 PM
Viewed 556 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 58 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

15 January 2013 13:19 PM
Viewed 738 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 64 times this year)

Piles of abandoned EFT receipts atop a Myki machine

6 December 2012 23:01 PM
Viewed 733 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 47 times this year)

Myki machine at Flinders Street Station still spitting out unwanted receipts

6 December 2012 23:01 PM
Viewed 1298 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 78 times this year)

Technician fixing broken Myki gates at Southern Cross Station

At the Collins Street concourse for the suburban platforms

5 December 2012 07:09 AM
Viewed 1197 times
(3 times this month, 86 times this year)

Myki machines are still churning out unwanted EFTPOS receipts

30 November 2012 19:22 PM
Viewed 650 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 64 times this year)

Congestion still occurring at the western entrance to Flinders Street Station

28 November 2012 17:16 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Passenger queues at the western entrance to Flinders Street Station still banking out onto the road

28 November 2012 17:14 PM
Viewed 602 times
(4 times this month, 56 times this year)

Even Sunbury can't escape the Myki receipts littering the ground

8 November 2012 18:26 PM
Viewed 619 times
(5 times this month, 52 times this year)
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