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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.

Piles of discarded Myki receipts at Flagstaff station

14 August 2012 08:56 AM
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Queues to exit the concourse at Flinders Street Station

8 August 2012 17:14 PM
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Myki receipts litter the ground at Southern Cross

8 August 2012 15:40 PM
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More discarded Myki EFT receipts litter the ground

8 August 2012 15:39 PM
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Half-dozen forgotten Myki receipts clutter up the slot at the bottom of the machine

The next person to use the machine and take their receipt happened to find a few dollars in change in there!

3 August 2012 08:59 AM
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What's harder than reading a touchscreen at waist height?

Reading a touchscreen at waist height with the morning sun shining onto it!

3 August 2012 08:58 AM
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Queue of passengers wanting to top up their Myki at Flinders Street Station

1 August 2012 17:50 PM
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More forgotten receipts litter the ground around a Myki machine

1 August 2012 17:26 PM
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'Out of Service / Error Loading Tariff Data' displayed on a Tram Driver Console

29 July 2012 14:57 PM
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Doing the Myki hunch to read the screen of the ticket machine

28 July 2012 16:26 PM
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'Out of service' message on a FPD onboard a bus

28 July 2012 11:24 AM
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(1 time this week, 79 times this year)

The standard sized queue for Myki top up at Melbourne Central

4 July 2012 17:19 PM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 115 times this year)

Queue for the single Myki CVM at the Elizabeth Street end of Melbourne Central

4 July 2012 17:18 PM
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Queue for a pair of Myki machines at Southern Cross Station

25 June 2012 17:43 PM
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Unwanted receipts build up in a Myki ticket machine

Even if you say 'no receipt' - if you pay by EFT you still get one.

25 June 2012 09:06 AM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 145 times this year)

Windows CE desktop displayed on a Myki Tram Driver Console

22 June 2012 11:17 AM
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Yet another Tram Driver Console error message - 'NK Booting...'

20 June 2012 20:03 PM
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I've given it 10 minutes, the queue looks a bit smaller now

20 June 2012 17:35 PM
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Massive queue in afternoon peak for the four Myki CVMs at Melbourne Central Station

20 June 2012 17:26 PM
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Commuters try to touch on at Melbourne Central Station via a faulty Myki barrier

The card reader is displaying an error message, but the green arrow is still on

20 June 2012 17:26 PM
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'Gate out of use' message on the Myki gates at Melbourne Central, but the green arrow is still displayed

'Gate out of use' message on the Myki reader, but the green arrow on the gate body is still displayed

20 June 2012 17:25 PM
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Inside a Myki CVM: receipt printer to the right

Is the doodad to the left the Myki card dispenser?

20 June 2012 16:26 PM
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Bytecraft technician working on a faulty Myki CVM at Flinders Street Station

20 June 2012 16:26 PM
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Faulty Myki CVM under repair at Flinders Street Station

20 June 2012 16:26 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 83 times this year)
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