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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.

'Gate out of use' message on the Myki gates at Melbourne Central, but the green arrow is still displayed

Just a little bit misleading to passengers approaching the ticket gates from a distance, only to discover they can't use it.

Wednesday 20 June 2012 17:25 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 43 times this year)

Inside a Myki CVM: receipt printer to the right

Is the doodad to the left the Myki card dispenser?

Wednesday 20 June 2012 16:26 PM
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(3 times this month, 37 times this year)

Bytecraft technician working on a faulty Myki CVM at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 20 June 2012 16:26 PM
Viewed 1727 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 44 times this year)

Faulty Myki CVM under repair at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 20 June 2012 16:26 PM
Viewed 1116 times
(3 times this month, 38 times this year)

Passengers at Flagstaff station queue up in afternoon peak to top up at one of the two Myki CVMs

Monday 18 June 2012 17:53 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 33 times this year)

Additional station exit at Fawkner platform 2: still not in use

Saturday 16 June 2012 11:25 AM
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(3 times this month, 31 times this year)

Additional station exit at Coburg platform 2: still not in use

Saturday 16 June 2012 10:52 AM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 34 times this year)

Myki queues still clogging up Flagstaff station

Wednesday 13 June 2012 08:53 AM
Viewed 1147 times
(3 times this month, 27 times this year)

9 AM close for the overflow gates still in place at Southern Cross

Thursday 7 June 2012 08:59 AM
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(1 time this month, 27 times this year)

Queues form at the Collins Street exit, the overflow gates having already been locked up for the day

Wednesday 6 June 2012 09:02 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Lets follow the clock when closing the barriers, not the crowds

Overflow Myki readers at Southern Cross already closed for the day

Tuesday 5 June 2012 09:02 AM
Viewed 1080 times
(12 times this week, 13 times this month, 38 times this year)

Crowds form at the Collins Street exit of Southern Cross

With the overflow Myki readers already closed for the day

Tuesday 5 June 2012 09:02 AM
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(3 times this month, 36 times this year)

Who cares if the crowds are still there: management wants the barriers closed!

Tuesday 5 June 2012 09:01 AM
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(15 times this week, 16 times this month, 57 times this year)

9 AM on the dot - time to close the overflow gates at Southern Cross for the day

Tuesday 5 June 2012 09:00 AM
Viewed 1394 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 43 times this year)

Bog standard Windows CE login screen displayed on a Tram Driver Console

'Vendredi 18 Mai 2012' is French for 'Friday 18 May 2012' - the wrong language, and the wrong date!

Monday 4 June 2012 19:07 PM
Viewed 2746 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 52 times this year)

Bytecraft technician works on a Myki CVM at a CBD tram stop

Monday 4 June 2012 18:19 PM
Viewed 1393 times
(1 time this month, 31 times this year)

Service mode display on a Myki CVM

At a CBD tram stop, displaying a 'Drive D: is not accessible' error while the Bytecraft technician was working on the innards

Monday 4 June 2012 18:18 PM
Viewed 1322 times
(12 times this month, 43 times this year)

Blocking off the western end of Flinders Street platform 1 in morning peak

So that only two carriages worth of passengers get the chance to flood the ticket barriers at the Elizabeth Street exit

Wednesday 30 May 2012 08:46 AM
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(1 time this month, 32 times this year)

Customer service staff block the western end of Flinders Street platform 1 from passengers

So that only two carriages worth of passengers get the chance to flood the ticket barriers at the Elizabeth Street exit

Wednesday 30 May 2012 08:45 AM
Viewed 1169 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 27 times this year)

Myki 'Touch. Hold Still. Go.' advertising on the screens at Flinders Street Station

Tuesday 29 May 2012 18:18 PM
Viewed 1189 times
(2 times this month, 41 times this year)

The usual evening top up queue for the quartet of Myki CVMs at Melbourne Central

Monday 28 May 2012 17:43 PM
Viewed 1156 times
(2 times this month, 32 times this year)

Out of order Myki-only ticket barriers at the Southern Cross country platforms

Saturday 26 May 2012 17:44 PM
Viewed 1100 times
(1 time this month, 28 times this year)

Bytecraft technician fiddling with the Myki-only barriers for the Southern Cross country platforms

Saturday 26 May 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 1214 times
(3 times this month, 25 times this year)

Three out of four working is poor - defective CVM at Melbourne Central

Saturday 26 May 2012 17:25 PM
Viewed 1107 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 30 times this year)
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