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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.

'In service. Processing, please wait' message on a myki reader onboard a tram

Tuesday 11 April 2017 12:09 PM
Viewed 542 times
(2 times this month, 64 times this year)

Vix technician fixing a defective set of myki gates at Southern Cross Station

Tuesday 28 February 2017 08:56 AM
Viewed 498 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 74 times this year)

Vix technician works on a defective myki machine at Southern Cross Station

Monday 27 February 2017 12:37 PM
Viewed 723 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 245 times this year)

Repairing a defective myki gate at Sunshine station

Friday 10 February 2017 18:21 PM
Viewed 594 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 78 times this year)

Defective Myki QT device out of service at Parliament station

Friday 3 February 2017 11:28 AM
Viewed 489 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 77 times this year)

Vix technician works on a defective myki machine at Flagstaff station

Thursday 19 January 2017 17:45 PM
Viewed 647 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 86 times this year)

Railway station myki reader with the display image skewing

Tuesday 10 January 2017 07:46 AM
Viewed 602 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 115 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message display on a myki reader onboard a route 30 tram

The bulk of the route is in the free tram zone, so presumably the tram driver doesn't bother logging into the Myki system

Tuesday 3 January 2017 17:36 PM
Viewed 2802 times
(4 times this week, 19 times this month, 203 times this year)

Defective Vix myki reader onboard an E class tram

Friday 9 December 2016 20:13 PM
Viewed 982 times
(1 time this month, 98 times this year)

Out of order myki reader onboard a C class tram

Tuesday 15 November 2016 08:59 AM
Viewed 491 times, 76 times this year)

Four myki machines at Southern Cross, and no queues in morning peak

Friday 26 August 2016 08:25 AM
Viewed 555 times
(5 times this month, 71 times this year)

Dead myki reader onboard a tram

Friday 5 August 2016 11:56 AM
Viewed 553 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 97 times this year)

Myki reader with a failing LCD screen

Friday 22 July 2016 18:28 PM
Viewed 596 times
(4 times this week, 2 times this month, 79 times this year)

Return of the 'In service' error message on a defective Myki reader

Friday 22 July 2016 18:26 PM
Viewed 951 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 110 times this year)

Defective Myki gate in the Elizabeth Street subway at Flinders Street Station

Tuesday 12 July 2016 13:53 PM
Viewed 613 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 74 times this year)

Myki reader is 'Out of service' but the gate is still showing a green arrow

Wednesday 11 May 2016 08:37 AM
Viewed 541 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 65 times this year)

Vix Myki reader displaying an 'Out of service' message

Wednesday 11 May 2016 08:37 AM
Viewed 744 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 103 times this year)

Discarded myki receipts litter Yarraman station

Saturday 12 March 2016 17:15 PM
Viewed 792 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 78 times this year)

Defective myki machine out of service at Flinders Street Station

Saturday 20 February 2016 01:04 AM
Viewed 1217 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 126 times this year)

'Gate not in use' flags across a broken myki gate at Southern Cross

Friday 29 January 2016 17:49 PM
Viewed 607 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 76 times this year)

Myki reader stuck on the 'Starting up' message

Tuesday 29 December 2015 09:10 AM
Viewed 754 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 80 times this year)

Vix technician works on a broken set of myki gates

Monday 7 December 2015 13:06 PM
Viewed 895 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 127 times this year)

Unwanted Myki receipts on the ground at Keilor Plains station

Thursday 3 December 2015 09:06 AM
Viewed 726 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 81 times this year)

Myki reader stuck on the 'In service / Processing: please wait' message

Wednesday 18 November 2015 18:17 PM
Viewed 789 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 83 times this year)
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Viewed 1495 times (7 times this week, 7 times this month, 165 times this year)