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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.

Queues to exit the upper level Collins Street barriers at Southern Cross

8 May 2012 08:57 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 81 times this year)

Queues of passengers trying to enter Flinders Street Station via the main entrance

With mX staff handing out free copies of the evening commuter newspaper

2 May 2012 17:29 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 93 times this year)

Afternoon queues to enter Flinders Street Station banking up onto Elizabeth Street

2 May 2012 17:21 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 167 times this year)

3 minutes later: two additions to the Myki queue, with Metro Trains staff still assisting

28 April 2012 11:25 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 93 times this year)

Queues for the single Myki machine at South Morang station

It's a brand new bloody station - you'd think they know to install more ticketing equipment!

28 April 2012 11:22 AM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 93 times this year)

Queue for the Myki machine at Flagstaff

There looks to be a perfectly usable machine beside it - are people just blindly queuing?

16 April 2012 17:52 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 115 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

16 April 2012 17:51 PM
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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 131 times this year)

'Don't tap tap'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1257 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 135 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1229 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 135 times this year)

'Touch. Hold. Go'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1538 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 146 times this year)

'You still need to touch on and off'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1271 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 149 times this year)

'Through a gated station'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 911 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 87 times this year)

'Simply Touch. Hold. Go.'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1170 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 118 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1050 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 128 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1273 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 144 times this year)

Animated Myki message on rotation on the Southern Cross Station advertising panel

'Touch your Myki to the centre of the reader'

16 April 2012 08:58 AM
Viewed 1506 times
(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 157 times this year)

Myki history displayed on a CVM, the 10 history items are all titled 'Travel'. Real useful guys!

If these dimwits ran a supermarket your receipt would say 'Food' 15 times.

14 April 2012 07:56 AM
Viewed 1297 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 139 times this year)

'NOT IN USE' sticker on a Metcard MVM2 machine

13 April 2012 21:02 PM
Viewed 1078 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 74 times this year)

The signal has cleared for the next train, but the Myki queue hasn't

11 April 2012 17:55 PM
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(2 times this month, 79 times this year)

The train has departed Newmarket station, but the queue remains

11 April 2012 17:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 91 times this year)

Queue of Myki users blocking the single exit at Newmarket station

11 April 2012 17:54 PM
Viewed 1180 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 133 times this year)

'No comms for 7 days' error message on a Tram Driver Console

10 April 2012 21:06 PM
Viewed 1276 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 128 times this year)

'Out of service' message on a Tram Driver Console

Due to an incorrect SD card being inserted into the unit.

7 April 2012 21:23 PM
Viewed 1387 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 133 times this year)

Queue for the Myki ticket machine, none for the Metcard equivalent

3 April 2012 18:23 PM
Viewed 1566 times
(1 time this week, 19 times this month, 511 times this year)
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