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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.

Another topup myki queue at Flinders Street Station

Friday 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

Friday 22 February 2013 08:48 AM
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(1 time this month, 65 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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(1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Unwanted receipts still littering the ground around Myki machines

Friday 8 February 2013 18:20 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 93 times this year)

Struggling to read a Myki screen in the midday sun

Tuesday 5 February 2013 13:29 PM
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(2 times this month, 67 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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(2 times this month, 74 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 month, 63 times this year)

Myki machine at Flinders Street Station still spitting out unwanted receipts

Thursday 6 December 2012 23:01 PM
Viewed 1815 times
(1 time this month, 108 times this year)

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
Viewed 1669 times
(4 times this month, 100 times this year)

Myki machines are still churning out unwanted EFTPOS receipts

Friday 30 November 2012 19:22 PM
Viewed 965 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 68 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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(3 times this month, 74 times this year)

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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(1 time this month, 62 times this year)

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, 65 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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(2 times this month, 149 times this year)

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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(4 times this month, 68 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
Viewed 961 times
(1 time this month, 64 times this year)

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

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:47 AM
Viewed 1012 times
(2 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
Viewed 1236 times
(1 time this month, 69 times this year)

Morning peak queue to exit Flagstaff station backs up past the escalators

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
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(3 times this month, 98 times this year)

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

Wednesday 7 November 2012 08:46 AM
Viewed 1692 times
(3 times this month, 142 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
Viewed 1439 times, 100 times this year)

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

Friday 26 October 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 986 times, 71 times this year)

Bytecraft technician trying to repair faulty Myki barriers at Flagstaff station

Thursday 18 October 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 2197 times, 107 times this year)

Myki EFT receipts litter the ground at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 19 September 2012 17:33 PM
Viewed 1981 times
(3 times this month, 112 times this year)
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