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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.

'Bumblebee' box marks where a Myki machine used to be at the tram stop outside Melbourne Central Station

7 October 2013 17:23 PM
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Notice that the vandalised Myki machine outside Melbourne Central Station has been removed

7 October 2013 17:22 PM
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(2 times this month, 146 times this year)

Bottleneck at the entrance to the country platforms at Southern Cross

One non-Myki gate, one staff member, and a half-dozen passengers on either side wanting to ask a question

2 October 2013 15:00 PM
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(1 time this month, 76 times this year)

Bytecraft technician works to fix a defective Myki gate at Flagstaff station

30 September 2013 08:59 AM
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(1 time this month, 69 times this year)

Hand drawn 'out of use' message on a defective Myki gate

25 September 2013 19:54 PM
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(3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Different formatted 'Out of order / Please use another myki reader' message

18 September 2013 08:07 AM
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(4 times this month, 65 times this year)

'Ticket validation disabled' message on a broken Myki reader

16 September 2013 18:02 PM
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And another dead reader, showing a stack trace

13 September 2013 17:27 PM
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(3 times this month, 52 times this year)

Another reader stuck 'In service'

12 September 2013 09:03 AM
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(2 times this month, 71 times this year)

'I'm a waste of your money :-)' message scrawled on a defective Myki reader

12 September 2013 08:39 AM
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(4 times this month, 68 times this year)

Queue of passengers on their way home, intending to touch off at West Footscray platform 2

11 September 2013 17:23 PM
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(2 times this month, 79 times this year)

Time for a free tram ride - every single Myki reader stuck on the 'In service' error message

11 September 2013 06:58 AM
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(5 times this month, 85 times this year)

Another another dud reader stuck on a stack trace

10 September 2013 19:42 PM
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(2 times this month, 69 times this year)

A more useful error message - 'Out of order / Please use another myki reader'

10 September 2013 19:41 PM
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(1 time this month, 59 times this year)

Another example of a useful error message - 'Out of order / Please use another myki reader'

5 September 2013 15:09 PM
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(2 times this month, 81 times this year)

Passenger trying to touch on at an 'In service' Myki reader

30 August 2013 17:58 PM
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(4 times this month, 44 times this year)

One tram: broken Myki reader number 3

29 August 2013 18:43 PM
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(1 time this month, 54 times this year)

One tram: broken Myki reader number 2

29 August 2013 18:43 PM
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(3 times this month, 49 times this year)

One tram: broken Myki reader number 1

29 August 2013 18:43 PM
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(3 times this month, 84 times this year)

Single defective barrier paddle in the gate array at Flagstaff station

26 August 2013 08:49 AM
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(4 times this month, 104 times this year)

Another Myki reader showing a stack trace error from AFC logging

25 August 2013 22:09 PM
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(1 time this month, 65 times this year)

'Out of order / Please use another Myki reader' message

19 August 2013 17:51 PM
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(2 times this month, 53 times this year)

Another Myki gate with a defective FPD, but the green arrow incorrectly displaying the 'proceed' arrow

19 August 2013 08:45 AM
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(2 times this month, 68 times this year)

'In service' message displayed on every Myki reader onboard this tram

16 August 2013 08:27 AM
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(3 times this month, 59 times this year)
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