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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

Tuesday 8 May 2012 08:57 AM
Viewed 983 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 100 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

Wednesday 2 May 2012 17:29 PM
Viewed 1048 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 94 times this year)

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

Wednesday 2 May 2012 17:21 PM
Viewed 1747 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 140 times this year)

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

Saturday 28 April 2012 11:25 AM
Viewed 1165 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 75 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!

Saturday 28 April 2012 11:22 AM
Viewed 1313 times, 110 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?

Monday 16 April 2012 17:52 PM
Viewed 1618 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 138 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1402 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 153 times this year)

'Don't tap tap'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1464 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 174 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1468 times
(15 times this week, 17 times this month, 209 times this year)

'Touch. Hold. Go'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1735 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 153 times this year)

'You still need to touch on and off'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1544 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 228 times this year)

'Through a gated station'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1023 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 91 times this year)

'Simply Touch. Hold. Go.'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1323 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 130 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1175 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 104 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1444 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 148 times this year)

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

'Touch your Myki to the centre of the reader'

Monday 16 April 2012 08:58 AM
Viewed 1690 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 148 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.

Saturday 14 April 2012 07:56 AM
Viewed 1484 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 154 times this year)

'NOT IN USE' sticker on a Metcard MVM2 machine

Friday 13 April 2012 21:02 PM
Viewed 1184 times
(3 times this month, 84 times this year)

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

Wednesday 11 April 2012 17:55 PM
Viewed 977 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

The train has departed Newmarket station, but the queue remains

Wednesday 11 April 2012 17:54 PM
Viewed 1336 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 111 times this year)

Queue of Myki users blocking the single exit at Newmarket station

Wednesday 11 April 2012 17:54 PM
Viewed 1349 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 136 times this year)

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

Tuesday 10 April 2012 21:06 PM
Viewed 1457 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 152 times this year)

'Out of service' message on a Tram Driver Console

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

Saturday 7 April 2012 21:23 PM
Viewed 1585 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 167 times this year)

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

Tuesday 3 April 2012 18:23 PM
Viewed 1862 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 206 times this year)
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Viewed 1560 times (7 times this week, 33 times this month, 230 times this year)