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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.

Collection of unwanted myki receipts at Southern Cross Station

23 May 2014 17:42 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 62 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at Newmarket station

22 May 2014 08:26 AM
Viewed 649 times
(2 times this month, 65 times this year)

Broken barrier paddles on the wide gates at Southern Cross Station

19 May 2014 08:47 AM
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(4 times this month, 62 times this year)

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

15 May 2014 08:39 AM
Viewed 518 times
(5 times this month, 49 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

12 May 2014 08:41 AM
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(7 times this month, 69 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

12 May 2014 08:41 AM
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(5 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

8 May 2014 08:52 AM
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(11 times this month, 110 times this year)

Dead myki reader stuck on the 'Starting up' screen

1 May 2014 08:17 AM
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(1 time this month, 75 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

29 April 2014 17:27 PM
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(2 times this month, 87 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

29 April 2014 17:26 PM
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(8 times this month, 165 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

29 April 2014 17:26 PM
Viewed 940 times
(1 time this month, 100 times this year)

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

23 April 2014 08:45 AM
Viewed 631 times
(3 times this month, 61 times this year)

Vix technician works on a faulty myki machine at South Morang

12 April 2014 11:13 AM
Viewed 696 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 67 times this year)

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

11 April 2014 21:26 PM
Viewed 801 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 120 times this year)

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

1 April 2014 08:15 AM
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(1 time this month, 112 times this year)

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

31 March 2014 08:34 AM
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(6 times this month, 106 times this year)

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

28 February 2014 13:37 PM
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(1 time this month, 64 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.

26 February 2014 17:39 PM
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(1 time this month, 61 times this year)

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

26 February 2014 08:03 AM
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(3 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

25 February 2014 08:39 AM
Viewed 654 times
(3 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

25 February 2014 08:37 AM
Viewed 772 times
(3 times this month, 96 times this year)

Bytecraft technician fixing a defective set of myki gates

25 February 2014 08:37 AM
Viewed 688 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

10 February 2014 13:32 PM
Viewed 528 times
(8 times this month, 54 times this year)

Another myki user gets overcharged - all of the readers go dead at the same time

Now he can't touch off, so he gets stiffed with a higher fare

7 February 2014 18:44 PM
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(8 times this month, 61 times this year)
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