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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.

Broken for four weeks now: Myki check reader at Melbourne Central still stuck 'In service'

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

27 March 2013 19:14 PM
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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

26 March 2013 08:33 AM
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Unwanted Myki receipts *still* piling up in ticket machines

25 March 2013 14:03 PM
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Broken set of barrier paddles on a Myki gate

At Flagstaff station

25 March 2013 08:43 AM
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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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Unwanted Myki receipts continue to litter Melbourne!

Note a stack more receipts sitting in the collection bin!

15 March 2013 08:50 AM
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'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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'Ticket validation disabled' message on a faulty Myki reader

11 March 2013 13:20 PM
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(6 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

11 March 2013 13:20 PM
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(6 times this month, 74 times this year)

Dead Myki reader, with all three LEDs lit

11 March 2013 12:48 PM
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'Validator disabled / gate out of service' message on the country platforms at Southern Cross

9 March 2013 20:53 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

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

2 March 2013 16:44 PM
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(3 times this month, 85 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
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(1 time this month, 76 times this year)

Another topup myki queue at Flinders Street Station

22 February 2013 17:46 PM
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Morning congestion at the exit of Flagstaff station - the queue for the overflow readers moves faster than the 'real' Myki gates

22 February 2013 08:48 AM
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Another afternoon peak, another queue for Myki topups at the machine

15 February 2013 17:39 PM
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Unwanted receipts still littering the ground around Myki machines

8 February 2013 18:20 PM
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Struggling to read a Myki screen in the midday sun

5 February 2013 13:29 PM
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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
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Piles of abandoned EFT receipts atop a Myki machine

6 December 2012 23:01 PM
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(3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Myki machine at Flinders Street Station still spitting out unwanted receipts

6 December 2012 23:01 PM
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Technician fixing broken Myki gates at Southern Cross Station

At the Collins Street concourse for the suburban platforms

5 December 2012 07:09 AM
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Myki machines are still churning out unwanted EFTPOS receipts

30 November 2012 19:22 PM
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