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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.

Bytecraft technician services a Myki machine at Flinders Street Station

25 October 2013 08:40 AM
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Another tram with every Myki reader non-functional

23 October 2013 17:29 PM
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(5 times this month, 35 times this year)

Queue of passengers with paper tickets wait to get through the ticket barriers at Southern Cross

18 October 2013 17:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 37 times this year)

'Out of order' message displayed on a Myki reader onboard a tram

15 October 2013 08:24 AM
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Every Myki reader onboard a tram stuck displaying 'Out of order'

At least it is a more useful message than 'In service'

15 October 2013 08:24 AM
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'Out of order' - finally, a Myki error that makes sense!

10 October 2013 20:37 PM
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(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 45 times this year)

'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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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 41 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 week, 3 times this month, 40 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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(3 times this month, 32 times this year)

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

25 September 2013 19:54 PM
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Different formatted 'Out of order / Please use another myki reader' message

18 September 2013 08:07 AM
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'Ticket validation disabled' message on a broken Myki reader

16 September 2013 18:02 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 39 times this year)

And another dead reader, showing a stack trace

13 September 2013 17:27 PM
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(2 times this month, 31 times this year)

Another reader stuck 'In service'

12 September 2013 09:03 AM
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(2 times this month, 33 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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(2 times this month, 38 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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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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Another another dud reader stuck on a stack trace

10 September 2013 19:42 PM
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A more useful error message - 'Out of order / Please use another myki reader'

10 September 2013 19:41 PM
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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 week, 3 times this month, 38 times this year)

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

30 August 2013 17:58 PM
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One tram: broken Myki reader number 3

29 August 2013 18:43 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 37 times this year)

One tram: broken Myki reader number 2

29 August 2013 18:43 PM
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