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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 to buy Metcards at the north end of Parliament station

Monday 26 March 2012 17:55 PM
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(9 times this month, 93 times this year)

These queues to touch off on exit are getting ridiculous

Tuesday 13 March 2012 17:59 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 90 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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(10 times this month, 68 times this year)

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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(10 times this month, 68 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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(6 times this month, 74 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)

Tuesday 7 February 2012 13:31 PM
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(13 times this month, 122 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
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(12 times this month, 107 times this year)

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

Friday 30 December 2011 15:38 PM
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(5 times 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
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(10 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

Monday 26 September 2011 08:44 AM
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(11 times this month, 86 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 1232 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 63 times this year)

Myki FPD showing a IP address conflict message from Windows CE

Sunday 11 April 2010 09:55 AM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 109 times this year)

Out of order CVM at Glenferrie

Thursday 25 March 2010 12:32 PM
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(5 times this month, 61 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
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(5 times this month, 77 times this year)

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

Monday 26 October 2009 18:36 PM
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(4 times this month, 64 times this year)
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