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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.

More abandoned Myki receipts, this time on top of the CVM

Saturday 19 May 2012 10:15 AM
Viewed 1302 times
(15 times this month, 62 times this year)

New Myki FPDs installed at Flagstaff but covered with 'NOT IN USE' signs

Meanwhile the ticket barriers are locked open for the peak hour crowds

Monday 14 May 2012 08:53 AM
Viewed 1086 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 33 times this year)

Abandoned Myki receipts at a tram stop

Even if you say 'no receipt' if you use EFT to pay, the machine still prints one

Friday 11 May 2012 09:07 AM
Viewed 1448 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 58 times this year)

'Out of Service. Terminal Not Initialised' message on a Tram Driver Console

Wednesday 9 May 2012 17:00 PM
Viewed 743 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 14 times this year)

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

Tuesday 8 May 2012 08:57 AM
Viewed 1041 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 42 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 1114 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 49 times this year)

Slow Myki gates means the afternoon queue to enter Flinders Street Station is banking up onto Elizabeth Street

Wednesday 2 May 2012 17:21 PM
Viewed 1835 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 66 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 1215 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 36 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 1372 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 43 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 1688 times
(8 times this month, 50 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1545 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 113 times this year)

'Don't tap tap'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1581 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 76 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1571 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 67 times this year)

'Touch. Hold. Go'

Myki signs between the escalators at Flagstaff station

Monday 16 April 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 1885 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 125 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 1654 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 77 times this year)

'Through a gated station'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1084 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 45 times this year)

'Simply Touch. Hold. Go.'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1413 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 64 times this year)

'Don't wave'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1240 times
(6 times this month, 46 times this year)

'Don't swipe'

Animated Myki message at Southern Cross Station

Monday 16 April 2012 09:01 AM
Viewed 1583 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 115 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 1852 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 134 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 1593 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 77 times this year)

'NOT IN USE' sticker on a Metcard MVM2 machine

Friday 13 April 2012 21:02 PM
Viewed 1251 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 48 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 1034 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 46 times this year)

The train has departed Newmarket station, but the queue remains

Wednesday 11 April 2012 17:54 PM
Viewed 1446 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 93 times this year)
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Viewed 1862 times (1 time this week, 2 times this month, 26 times this year)