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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

8 December 2014 08:55 AM
Viewed 763 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 92 times this year)

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

2 December 2014 19:43 PM
Viewed 1353 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 106 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

2 December 2014 09:02 AM
Viewed 648 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 91 times this year)

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

27 November 2014 17:35 PM
Viewed 722 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 89 times this year)

Unwanted myki receipts still pile up at Southern Cross

21 November 2014 18:14 PM
Viewed 794 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 138 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

11 November 2014 19:45 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 143 times this year)

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

5 November 2014 20:01 PM
Viewed 2118 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 324 times this year)

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

29 August 2014 14:56 PM
Viewed 579 times
(4 times this week, 1 time this month, 83 times this year)

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

25 August 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 540 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 72 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

25 August 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 958 times, 159 times this year)

Pair of defective myki gates under repair at Flagstaff station

15 August 2014 17:27 PM
Viewed 630 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 80 times this year)

Out of service myki machine at Newmarket station

6 August 2014 07:32 AM
Viewed 1254 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 185 times this year)

Wide gate at Flagstaff station is broken yet again

With one of the gate paddles flapping around in the breeze

1 August 2014 08:44 AM
Viewed 541 times, 80 times this year)

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

11 July 2014 08:31 AM
Viewed 722 times
(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 158 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?

9 July 2014 08:32 AM
Viewed 869 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 161 times this year)

A second gate is 'Temporarily Unavailable' at Flagstaff station

8 July 2014 08:50 AM
Viewed 714 times
(5 times this week, 4 times this month, 139 times this year)

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

7 July 2014 18:14 PM
Viewed 766 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

7 July 2014 08:46 AM
Viewed 772 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 151 times this year)

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

3 July 2014 08:27 AM
Viewed 908 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 137 times this year)

More discarded Myki receipts

30 May 2014 14:18 PM
Viewed 663 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 92 times this year)

Still more discarded Myki receipts, this time down at Docklands

30 May 2014 14:18 PM
Viewed 751 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 86 times this year)

Discarded receipts beneath a Myki machine

30 May 2014 13:34 PM
Viewed 586 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 103 times this year)

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

26 May 2014 08:30 AM
Viewed 891 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 114 times this year)

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

26 May 2014 08:30 AM
Viewed 601 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 97 times this year)
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