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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.

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

Friday 7 February 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 665 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 78 times this year)

All the myki readers on the bus go to 'In service' at the same time

Friday 7 February 2014 18:43 PM
Viewed 620 times
(3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Looks like the "every myki reader goes 'In service' at the same time" bug is still to be resolved

Friday 7 February 2014 08:27 AM
Viewed 738 times
(6 times this month, 100 times this year)

Unwanted EFT receipts still pile up

Tuesday 4 February 2014 07:46 AM
Viewed 762 times
(4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Technician working to fix a defective set of Myki readers at Flagstaff station

Monday 20 January 2014 08:07 AM
Viewed 1046 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 118 times this year)

'Temporarily unavailable' flags on a defective Myki gate at Melbourne Central

Saturday 18 January 2014 22:15 PM
Viewed 701 times
(3 times this month, 96 times this year)

'In service' message displayed onboard a not in service bus

Saturday 18 January 2014 13:13 PM
Viewed 622 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 73 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at Southern Cross

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Saturday 18 January 2014 08:47 AM
Viewed 756 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 97 times this year)

Unwanted receipts still pile up

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:47 AM
Viewed 947 times, 102 times this year)

The reason for the defective gate: an 'Operator Authentication' message

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:42 AM
Viewed 809 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 83 times this year)

'Temporarily unavailable' flags on a defective Myki gate at Southern Cross

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:42 AM
Viewed 630 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

Trying hard to read a Myki screen during an Aussie summer

Wednesday 8 January 2014 17:52 PM
Viewed 811 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 85 times this year)

'EFTPOS not working' notice on a Myki ticket machine

Tuesday 7 January 2014 20:53 PM
Viewed 1438 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 112 times this year)

I haven't see this for a while - Myki reader onboard a tram stuck in a reboot loop

Tuesday 7 January 2014 08:25 AM
Viewed 759 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 90 times this year)

'Device is out of service / Error on primary console' message on a Myki tram driver console

Thursday 19 December 2013 17:59 PM
Viewed 811 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 101 times this year)

"Gate out of order' message at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 18 December 2013 13:47 PM
Viewed 930 times
(1 time this month, 75 times this year)

Bytecraft technician working to fix a defective Myki gate at Southern Cross Station

Tuesday 17 December 2013 17:45 PM
Viewed 810 times
(1 time this month, 77 times this year)

People still line up to top up their myki at Southern Cross Station

Tuesday 17 December 2013 17:41 PM
Viewed 878 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 78 times this year)

Despite some software changes, unwanted Myki receipts still cover Southern Cross Station

Friday 15 November 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 748 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 80 times this year)

With the note acceptor missing, the banknote icon is crossed out under 'Ways to pay'

Tuesday 12 November 2013 17:59 PM
Viewed 779 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 73 times this year)

Another example of tram readers going 'In service' simultaneously

Tuesday 12 November 2013 08:39 AM
Viewed 744 times
(6 times this month, 75 times this year)

'Touch here' scrawled on a worn out Myki reader

Wednesday 6 November 2013 16:47 PM
Viewed 1016 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 117 times this year)

'Touch here' scrawled on every worn out Myki reader

Wednesday 6 November 2013 16:43 PM
Viewed 893 times
(9 times this month, 100 times this year)

Bytecraft technician cleaning Myki readers at a suburban railway station

Tuesday 29 October 2013 08:35 AM
Viewed 790 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 76 times this year)
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Viewed 1491 times (3 times this week, 3 times this month, 161 times this year)