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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.

Single defective barrier paddle in the gate array at Flagstaff station

26 August 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 830 times
(2 times this month, 45 times this year)

Another Myki reader showing a stack trace error from AFC logging

25 August 2013 22:09 PM
Viewed 752 times
(2 times this month, 26 times this year)

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

19 August 2013 17:51 PM
Viewed 521 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 22 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
Viewed 603 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

16 August 2013 08:27 AM
Viewed 570 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 31 times this year)

Paper 'out of order' sign on a Myki gate

14 August 2013 19:45 PM
Viewed 553 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

Broken barrier paddles on a set of Myki gates at Southern Cross

14 August 2013 07:04 AM
Viewed 578 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 30 times this year)

8 hours later it appears the technician couldn't fix it - Myki gate still broken at Flagstaff station

13 August 2013 17:43 PM
Viewed 820 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 43 times this year)

Bytecraft technician attempts to repair a Myki gate at Flagstaff station

13 August 2013 09:00 AM
Viewed 1008 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 42 times this year)

'Starting up' - this Myki reader was stuck in an endless reboot loop

1 August 2013 14:08 PM
Viewed 660 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 28 times this year)

Myki FPD with the blue Myki branding completely worn off

What idiot thought screenprinted text would last on a device that people touch continually?

1 August 2013 08:48 AM
Viewed 980 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 65 times this year)

Another 'In service' Myki reader onboard a tram

31 July 2013 18:08 PM
Viewed 636 times
(2 times this month, 32 times this year)

In service Tram Driver Console, the driver having logged on

The message says 'Presenting different staff access card will forcibly log off'

31 July 2013 07:03 AM
Viewed 697 times
(2 times this month, 28 times this year)

'Out of order' - at least this time the message is accurate!

31 July 2013 06:59 AM
Viewed 751 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 41 times this year)

Another dead Myki reader displaying a stack trace

30 July 2013 13:59 PM
Viewed 600 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 29 times this year)

Another 'In service' Myki reader onboard a tram

30 July 2013 08:29 AM
Viewed 862 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 47 times this year)

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

27 July 2013 23:40 PM
Viewed 779 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 49 times this year)

A new style of Myki error message 'Updating... Please use another myki reader'

This reader was stuck doing it for the entire tram journey

27 July 2013 16:00 PM
Viewed 747 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 35 times this year)

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

27 July 2013 13:05 PM
Viewed 593 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 28 times this year)

Out of service myki gate on the country platforms at Southern Cross

27 July 2013 13:05 PM
Viewed 573 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 27 times this year)

Myki reader on a Combino tram stuck showing a stack trace message

27 July 2013 09:54 AM
Viewed 652 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 42 times this year)

Myki reader on a Combino tram stuck on the 'In service' error message

27 July 2013 09:50 AM
Viewed 699 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 25 times this year)

Yet another tram Myki reader stuck displaying a stack trace

20 July 2013 23:51 PM
Viewed 662 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 30 times this year)

Out of service Myki machine at the Flinders Street Station main entrance

16 July 2013 14:32 PM
Viewed 1101 times
(9 times this week, 10 times this month, 75 times this year)
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Viewed 871 times (9 times this week, 25 times this month, 12 times this year)