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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

6 December 2012 23:01 PM
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(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 167 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
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(13 times this month, 172 times this year)

Myki machines are still churning out unwanted EFTPOS receipts

30 November 2012 19:22 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 82 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, 14 times this month, 91 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
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 90 times this year)

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

8 November 2012 18:26 PM
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(8 times this month, 91 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.

7 November 2012 19:34 PM
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(9 times this month, 145 times this year)

Five minutes after my first photos, the Myki gates at Flagstaff are still dead

7 November 2012 08:52 AM
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(6 times this month, 80 times this year)

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

7 November 2012 08:47 AM
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(8 times this month, 84 times this year)

Only way out of Flagstaff: Metcard gates or the overflow Myki readers

7 November 2012 08:47 AM
Viewed 828 times
(8 times this month, 92 times this year)

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

7 November 2012 08:46 AM
Viewed 1029 times
(11 times this month, 106 times this year)

Queues to exit Flagstaff station back up past the escalators

7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(11 times this month, 154 times this year)

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

7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(10 times this month, 139 times this year)

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

31 October 2012 07:03 AM
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(11 times this month, 156 times this year)

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

26 October 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 777 times
(8 times this month, 104 times this year)

Bytecraft technician trying to repair faulty Myki barriers at Flagstaff station

18 October 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 1872 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 153 times this year)

Myki EFT receipts litter the ground at Flinders Street Station

19 September 2012 17:33 PM
Viewed 1683 times
(10 times this month, 147 times this year)

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

19 September 2012 17:32 PM
Viewed 725 times
(6 times this month, 94 times this year)

Abandoned Myki EFT receipts still being forgotten all over the network

12 September 2012 16:40 PM
Viewed 815 times
(10 times this month, 88 times this year)

More abandoned Myki receipts, this time at Footscray

2 September 2012 11:06 AM
Viewed 811 times
(8 times this month, 95 times this year)

Abandoned Myki receipts at Heidelberg station

26 August 2012 18:23 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

26 August 2012 13:11 PM
Viewed 877 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 75 times this year)

Myki CVM displaying an 'Out of Service!' message

22 August 2012 17:53 PM
Viewed 875 times
(8 times this month, 79 times this year)

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

21 August 2012 08:56 AM
Viewed 772 times
(7 times this month, 88 times this year)
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