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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 at Flagstaff station

Monday 8 December 2014 08:55 AM
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(2 times this month, 63 times this year)

'Gate out of order' message on a myki gate at Footscray station

Tuesday 2 December 2014 19:43 PM
Viewed 1493 times, 132 times this year)

Queue of passengers to exit Flagstaff station during morning peak

With the overflow gate closed to passengers because AOs are busy checking tickets

Tuesday 2 December 2014 09:02 AM
Viewed 759 times
(2 times this month, 107 times this year)

More graffiti and posted cover the missing myki machine at the Melbourne Central tram stop

Thursday 27 November 2014 17:35 PM
Viewed 804 times
(2 times this month, 74 times this year)

Unwanted myki receipts still pile up at Southern Cross

Friday 21 November 2014 18:14 PM
Viewed 899 times
(7 times this month, 96 times this year)

Myki machine at the Melbourne Central tram stop is still missing in action, a year since it was vandalised

A photo from October 2013: http://railgallery.wongm.com/myki/F101_6496.jpg.html

Tuesday 11 November 2014 19:45 PM
Viewed 1006 times
(2 times this month, 95 times this year)

Broken Myki reader onboard a bus showing a 'Ticket validation disabled' message

Wednesday 5 November 2014 20:01 PM
Viewed 2255 times
(5 times this month, 129 times this year)

Dud myki reader onboard a tram, displaying 'In service'

Friday 29 August 2014 14:56 PM
Viewed 656 times
(1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Myki reader onboard a bus displaying 'In service' - possibly due to the driver selecting a new route

Monday 25 August 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 611 times
(1 time this month, 66 times this year)

Discarded Myki bus top up receipt

Forced to top up thanks to their negative balance - $2.00 added to their card, to take their balance up to $1.16

Monday 25 August 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 1067 times
(3 times this month, 100 times this year)

Pair of defective myki gates under repair at Flagstaff station

Friday 15 August 2014 17:27 PM
Viewed 696 times
(3 times this month, 60 times this year)

Out of service myki machine at Newmarket station

Wednesday 6 August 2014 07:32 AM
Viewed 1358 times
(1 time this month, 92 times this year)

Wide gate at Flagstaff station is broken yet again

With one of the gate paddles flapping around in the breeze

Friday 1 August 2014 08:44 AM
Viewed 623 times
(2 times this month, 75 times this year)

Still 'Temporarily Unavailable' at Flagstaff station - the left paddle flopping halfway out of the gate

Friday 11 July 2014 08:31 AM
Viewed 865 times
(15 times this month, 130 times this year)

Looks like the work done yesterday made no difference - only half of the wide gate at Flagstaff station is working!

How many times can one set of myki gates break?

Wednesday 9 July 2014 08:32 AM
Viewed 998 times
(2 times this month, 120 times this year)

A second gate is 'Temporarily Unavailable' at Flagstaff station

Tuesday 8 July 2014 08:50 AM
Viewed 839 times
(2 times this month, 116 times this year)

The almost forgotten 'Ticket validation disabled' message makes an appearance onboard a tram

Monday 7 July 2014 18:14 PM
Viewed 857 times
(3 times this month, 82 times this year)

'Temporarily Unavailable' yet again - wide gate at Flagstaff station

Monday 7 July 2014 08:46 AM
Viewed 900 times
(4 times this month, 118 times this year)

Wide gate at Flagstaff station 'Temporarily Unavailable' for morning peak

Thursday 3 July 2014 08:27 AM
Viewed 1031 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 113 times this year)

More discarded Myki receipts

Friday 30 May 2014 14:18 PM
Viewed 756 times
(1 time this month, 81 times this year)

Still more discarded Myki receipts, this time down at Docklands

Friday 30 May 2014 14:18 PM
Viewed 825 times
(2 times this month, 69 times this year)

Discarded receipts beneath a Myki machine

Friday 30 May 2014 13:34 PM
Viewed 673 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 81 times this year)

All Myki equipment dead at Newmarket station, so Authorised Officers are touching on myki cards with handheld readers

Monday 26 May 2014 08:30 AM
Viewed 987 times
(3 times this month, 90 times this year)

All Myki equipment dead at Newmarket station, presumably because construction workers messed with the power supply

Monday 26 May 2014 08:30 AM
Viewed 683 times
(3 times this month, 77 times this year)
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