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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.

Paper 'out of order' sign on a Myki gate

14 August 2013 19:45 PM
Viewed 486 times
(4 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

14 August 2013 07:04 AM
Viewed 524 times
(3 times this month, 63 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 724 times
(1 time this month, 90 times this year)

Bytecraft technician attempts to repair a Myki gate at Flagstaff station

13 August 2013 09:00 AM
Viewed 891 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 110 times this year)

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

1 August 2013 14:08 PM
Viewed 599 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 71 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 855 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 96 times this year)

Another 'In service' Myki reader onboard a tram

31 July 2013 18:08 PM
Viewed 573 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 65 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 636 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

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

31 July 2013 06:59 AM
Viewed 668 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 71 times this year)

Another dead Myki reader displaying a stack trace

30 July 2013 13:59 PM
Viewed 531 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 72 times this year)

Another 'In service' Myki reader onboard a tram

30 July 2013 08:29 AM
Viewed 759 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 82 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 691 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 80 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 677 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 75 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 545 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

27 July 2013 13:05 PM
Viewed 519 times, 49 times this year)

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

27 July 2013 09:54 AM
Viewed 583 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 68 times this year)

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

27 July 2013 09:50 AM
Viewed 655 times
(2 times this month, 59 times this year)

Yet another tram Myki reader stuck displaying a stack trace

20 July 2013 23:51 PM
Viewed 611 times
(2 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

16 July 2013 14:32 PM
Viewed 978 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 146 times this year)

And yet another tram myki reader stuck on the 'In service' message

10 July 2013 17:54 PM
Viewed 513 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 62 times this year)

More passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:57 PM
Viewed 734 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 75 times this year)

Passengers confused by the proceed arrow and disabled validator combination

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 466 times, 52 times this year)

'Validator disabled. Direction blocked' message incorrectly displayed with a green 'proceed' arrow

4 July 2013 17:55 PM
Viewed 755 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 88 times this year)
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Viewed 571 times (8 times this week, 1 time this month, 156 times this year)