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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.

Queue of Myki users blocking the single exit at Newmarket station

Wednesday 11 April 2012 17:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 55 times this year)

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

Tuesday 10 April 2012 21:06 PM
Viewed 1549 times
(1 time this week, 67 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
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(1 time this week, 68 times this year)

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

Tuesday 3 April 2012 18:23 PM
Viewed 1991 times
(1 time this week, 113 times this year)

Queue to buy Metcards at the north end of Parliament station

Monday 26 March 2012 17:55 PM
Viewed 1488 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 77 times this year)

These queues to touch off on exit are getting ridiculous

Tuesday 13 March 2012 17:59 PM
Viewed 1575 times
(1 time this week, 64 times this year)

Queue of passengers for the Myki CVMs at the main entrance of Flinders Street Station

Friday 9 March 2012 17:51 PM
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(1 time this week, 50 times this year)

Myki Tram Driver Console showing an 'out of service' message

Running 'Melbourne Installation Manager' version 3.4.3587.19941

Friday 9 March 2012 17:33 PM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 88 times this year)

What a joke - it's 9pm at night and you still need to queue to touch off?

Wednesday 7 March 2012 20:59 PM
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(2 times this week, 48 times this year)

'Everyone do the Myki hunch'

It's the only way for a person of average height to read the screen of a CVM when topping up their Myki

Tuesday 7 February 2012 13:31 PM
Viewed 1706 times
(2 times this week, 74 times this year)

Error message on a Myki tram driver console: 'No or invalid application config. Please contact operator'

Saturday 21 January 2012 00:52 AM
Viewed 1762 times
(1 time this week, 71 times this year)

Can *you* read what this CVM screen says? I can't!

Friday 30 December 2011 15:38 PM
Viewed 1352 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 61 times this year)

New Myki barriers in place at Southern Cross, but not in use

Monday 26 September 2011 08:44 AM
Viewed 1277 times
(1 time this week, 69 times this year)

New Myki barriers in place at Southern Cross, but not in use

Monday 26 September 2011 08:44 AM
Viewed 1306 times
(1 time this week, 61 times this year)

A clean looking FPD at Corio: too bad it is the only unit, and it is stuck in 'Administrative Lock' mode

Tuesday 16 November 2010 13:17 PM
Viewed 1343 times
(1 time this week, 61 times this year)

Myki FPD showing a IP address conflict message from Windows CE

Sunday 11 April 2010 09:55 AM
Viewed 2638 times
(1 time this week, 70 times this year)

Out of order CVM at Glenferrie

Thursday 25 March 2010 12:32 PM
Viewed 1196 times
(1 time this week, 58 times this year)

Never used in anger - Myki equipment removed from the old concourse at North Melbourne

Installed as part of the initial civil works, removed in 2009 following the opening of the new southern entrance to North Melbourne station

Friday 18 December 2009 20:03 PM
Viewed 1704 times
(1 time this week, 58 times this year)

'Out of Service - Administrative Lock' message on a Myki FPD

Monday 26 October 2009 18:36 PM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 61 times this year)
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