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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.

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

Monday 26 May 2014 08:30 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

Collection of unwanted myki receipts at Southern Cross Station

Friday 23 May 2014 17:42 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at Newmarket station

Thursday 22 May 2014 08:26 AM
Viewed 784 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 93 times this year)

Broken barrier paddles on the wide gates at Southern Cross Station

Monday 19 May 2014 08:47 AM
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(5 times this month, 109 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at the Southern Cross Station tram stop

Thursday 15 May 2014 08:39 AM
Viewed 623 times
(3 times this month, 72 times this year)

With only one Myki reader working, it's a long line to get out of platform 1 and 2 at Southern Cross

Monday 12 May 2014 08:41 AM
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(6 times this month, 73 times this year)

With only one Myki reader working, it's a long line to get out of platform 1 and 2 at Southern Cross

Monday 12 May 2014 08:41 AM
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(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

Another 'Temporarily Unavailable' flag deployed to a broken set of Myki gates at Flagstaff station

Thursday 8 May 2014 08:52 AM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 112 times this year)

Dead myki reader stuck on the 'Starting up' screen

Thursday 1 May 2014 08:17 AM
Viewed 785 times
(2 times this month, 86 times this year)

Every myki gate at Flagstaff station dead for evening peak

With authorised officers using hand held readers to touch-on myki cards instead

Tuesday 29 April 2014 17:27 PM
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(3 times this month, 76 times this year)

Authorised officers using hand held readers to touch-on myki cards

Every myki gate at Flagstaff station was dead for evening peak

Tuesday 29 April 2014 17:26 PM
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(3 times this month, 94 times this year)

Every myki gate at Flagstaff station dead for evening peak

With authorised officers using hand held readers to touch-on myki cards instead

Tuesday 29 April 2014 17:26 PM
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(3 times this month, 119 times this year)

Another 'Temporarily Unavailable' flag on a set of myki gates, this time at Southern Cross

Wednesday 23 April 2014 08:45 AM
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(2 times this month, 80 times this year)

Vix technician works on a faulty myki machine at South Morang

Saturday 12 April 2014 11:13 AM
Viewed 866 times
(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 115 times this year)

'Eftpos out of order' notice on a Myki machine at a staffed V/Line station

Friday 11 April 2014 21:26 PM
Viewed 953 times
(4 times this month, 104 times this year)

Fixed the night before, now these myki gates at Flagstaff are broken in a new way

Tuesday 1 April 2014 08:15 AM
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(2 times this month, 114 times this year)

'Temporarily Unavailable' at Flagstaff station due to a broken barrier paddle

Monday 31 March 2014 08:34 AM
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(4 times this month, 136 times this year)

'Temporarily unavailable' sign blocks access to a defective set of myki gates at Flinders Street Station

Friday 28 February 2014 13:37 PM
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(1 time this month, 86 times this year)

What looks to be a working myki reader, but it actually stopped responding 15 minutes ago

Onscreen clock is stuck on 5:25PM, but the red 'X' is being correctly displayed on the gate.

Wednesday 26 February 2014 17:39 PM
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(1 time this month, 63 times this year)

Missed it by that much - Myki readers start to wake up after going 'In service' at the same time

Wednesday 26 February 2014 08:03 AM
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(1 time this month, 74 times this year)

Defective set of myki wide gates - one of the paddles stuck inside the mechanism

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:39 AM
Viewed 774 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 78 times this year)

Technician programming a set of myki gates out in the field with a Windows XP laptop computer

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:37 AM
Viewed 896 times
(6 times this month, 84 times this year)

Bytecraft technician fixing a defective set of myki gates

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:37 AM
Viewed 793 times
(1 time this month, 73 times this year)

Myki readers on trams still fall victim to the 'In service' bug

Monday 10 February 2014 13:32 PM
Viewed 624 times
(5 times this month, 71 times this year)
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