PT Problem of the Day: Regional station #Myki readers not in use years after installation, heavily vandalised

Vandalised Myki reader, Trafalgar station

Continual delays to Myki have led to many regional stations having equipment for the new ticket system which is still not in use, some years after it was installed. This reader at the unstaffed Trafalgar station is looking very much the worse for wear. Who knows how much taxpayer’s money has been wasted following vandalism to unused Myki equipment.

Hopefully the vandalism will stop if and when these readers start getting regularly used by passengers.

Having staff at these stations would also help reduce vandalism, as well as improving security and providing customer service.

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