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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.

'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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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 57 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 week, 5 times this month, 58 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 week, 2 times this month, 55 times this year)

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

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 66 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
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 89 times this year)

Bytecraft technician fixing a defective set of myki gates

Tuesday 25 February 2014 08:37 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 49 times this year)

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

Monday 10 February 2014 13:32 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 58 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

Friday 7 February 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 751 times, 51 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
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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
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Unwanted EFT receipts still pile up

Tuesday 4 February 2014 07:46 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

Monday 20 January 2014 08:07 AM
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(8 times this month, 88 times this year)

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

Saturday 18 January 2014 22:15 PM
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(2 times this month, 55 times this year)

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

Saturday 18 January 2014 13:13 PM
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(2 times this month, 54 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at Southern Cross

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Saturday 18 January 2014 08:47 AM
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(4 times this month, 83 times this year)

Unwanted receipts still pile up

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:47 AM
Viewed 1079 times
(4 times this month, 87 times this year)

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

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:42 AM
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(6 times this month, 77 times this year)

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

Saturday 18 January 2014 08:42 AM
Viewed 708 times
(3 times this month, 47 times this year)

Trying hard to read a Myki screen during an Aussie summer

Wednesday 8 January 2014 17:52 PM
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'EFTPOS not working' notice on a Myki ticket machine

Tuesday 7 January 2014 20:53 PM
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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 841 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 49 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
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(2 times this month, 79 times this year)

"Gate out of order' message at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 18 December 2013 13:47 PM
Viewed 1009 times
(1 time this month, 47 times this year)

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

Tuesday 17 December 2013 17:45 PM
Viewed 887 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 50 times this year)
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