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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.

Still more discarded Myki receipts, this time down at Docklands

Friday 30 May 2014 14:18 PM
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Discarded receipts beneath a Myki machine

Friday 30 May 2014 13:34 PM
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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
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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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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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Collection of unwanted myki receipts at Southern Cross Station

Friday 23 May 2014 17:42 PM
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Out of service Myki machine at Newmarket station

Thursday 22 May 2014 08:26 AM
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Broken barrier paddles on the wide gates at Southern Cross Station

Monday 19 May 2014 08:47 AM
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Out of service Myki machine at the Southern Cross Station tram stop

Thursday 15 May 2014 08:39 AM
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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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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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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, 63 times this year)

Dead myki reader stuck on the 'Starting up' screen

Thursday 1 May 2014 08:17 AM
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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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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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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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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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Vix technician works on a faulty myki machine at South Morang

Saturday 12 April 2014 11:13 AM
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(1 time this week, 45 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
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(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 54 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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'Temporarily Unavailable' at Flagstaff station due to a broken barrier paddle

Monday 31 March 2014 08:34 AM
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'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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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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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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