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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.

Myki machine at Flinders Street Station still spitting out unwanted receipts

Thursday 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

Wednesday 5 December 2012 07:09 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 71 times this year)

Myki machines are still churning out unwanted EFTPOS receipts

Friday 30 November 2012 19:22 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 63 times this year)

Congestion still occurring at the western entrance to Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 28 November 2012 17:16 PM
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Passenger queues at the western entrance to Flinders Street Station still banking out onto the road

Wednesday 28 November 2012 17:14 PM
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Even Sunbury can't escape the Myki receipts littering the ground

Thursday 8 November 2012 18:26 PM
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(1 time this month, 55 times this year)

Error message on a Myki FPD stuck in a reboot loop

The stack trace mentions 'log4net', an open source library that allows programmers to output log statements to a variety of outputs.

Wednesday 7 November 2012 19:34 PM
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Five minutes after my first photos, the Myki gates at Flagstaff are still dead

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:52 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 49 times this year)

Station staff not looking happy at the defective equipment they are forced to deal with

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:47 AM
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Only way out of Flagstaff: Metcard gates or the overflow Myki readers

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 64 times this year)

Queues to exit Flagstaff station after the main bank of Myki barriers died

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 59 times this year)

Queues to exit Flagstaff station back up past the escalators

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 87 times this year)

Middle of morning peak, the Myki gates at Flagstaff station are completely dead

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 87 times this year)

Two weeks after being installed, a technician attends to a defective Myki gate at Flagstaff station

Wednesday 31 October 2012 07:03 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 89 times this year)

Queues for the Myki machines at Melbourne Central seem to be shorter now

Friday 26 October 2012 17:40 PM
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(1 time this month, 69 times this year)

Bytecraft technician trying to repair faulty Myki barriers at Flagstaff station

Thursday 18 October 2012 17:40 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 93 times this year)

Myki EFT receipts litter the ground at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 19 September 2012 17:33 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 89 times this year)

EFT receipts still getting printed when people don't ask for them

Wednesday 19 September 2012 17:32 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 64 times this year)

Abandoned Myki EFT receipts still being forgotten all over the network

Wednesday 12 September 2012 16:40 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 63 times this year)

More abandoned Myki receipts, this time at Footscray

Sunday 2 September 2012 11:06 AM
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(3 times this month, 64 times this year)

Abandoned Myki receipts at Heidelberg station

Sunday 26 August 2012 18:23 PM
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(1 time this month, 51 times this year)

500 metres away from the nearest Myki machine, I find an abandoned receipt in the ballast trackside

Sunday 26 August 2012 13:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 53 times this year)

Myki CVM displaying an 'Out of Service!' message

Wednesday 22 August 2012 17:53 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 102 times this year)

Some people still don't know to pick up their Myki receipts

Tuesday 21 August 2012 08:56 AM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 60 times this year)
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