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Commercialising commuters

For Melbourne's privatised public transport operators, they don't make money by moving people - they make money selling their captive audiences to advertisers and other commercial outfits.

Changing over the advertising posters at Box Hill station

29 July 2016 07:44 AM
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Changing over the advertising posters at Box Hill station

29 July 2016 07:43 AM
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Fantastic tram stop - one seat, two advertising posters

27 July 2016 13:30 PM
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(4 times this week, 3 times this month, 10 times this year)

'So much drama to remind you that the train is a decidedly un-baller way to travel' advertisement for Foxte

21 July 2016 07:45 AM
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Changing over the advertisements at Camberwell station

21 June 2016 08:55 AM
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'Stuck in the City Loop' advertisement from Federation University

16 June 2016 18:22 PM
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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 9 times this year)

Changing over the pasted up advertising posters at Camberwell station

9 June 2016 08:35 AM
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Advertisements at Camberwell station - featuring the Bentleigh Sunday Market and a lawyer at Highett

I'm guessing the adverts were supposed to be put at a Frankston line station, but the station no longer exists due to level crossing removal works

9 June 2016 08:24 AM
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(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 11 times this year)

'Headspace' promotion on the Collins Street concourse at Southern Cross

7 June 2016 18:09 PM
Viewed 488 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 7 times this year)

'Cup a Soup' stall on the main concourse at Southern Cross Station

2 June 2016 11:13 AM
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(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 9 times this year)

Protip - this 'Metro' sign at Southern Cross will NOT direct you to your Metro Train

It'll direct you into the Woolworths supermarket instead

18 April 2016 14:03 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 6 times this year)

'Rent4Keeps' advertisement at Clayton station

22 March 2016 16:17 PM
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Dare iced coffee 'All platforms Dandenong station' advertisement at Dandenong station

22 March 2016 12:29 PM
Viewed 616 times
(4 times this week, 3 times this month, 8 times this year)

Array of advertising billboards at South Yarra station

22 March 2016 10:40 AM
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(6 times this week, 4 times this month, 16 times this year)

Grand Prix merchandise stalls blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

16 March 2016 17:40 PM
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Grand Prix merchandise stalls blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

16 March 2016 17:40 PM
Viewed 540 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 5 times this year)

Grand Prix ticket sale booth cluttering the upper level Collins Street concourse

29 February 2016 12:21 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 4 times this year)

Brisbane Airtrain advertisement onboard a Melbourne train

24 February 2016 18:15 PM
Viewed 710 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Cleaning inside the advertising panels at North Melbourne station

18 February 2016 13:31 PM
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(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 7 times this year)

Volkswagen blacks the main entrance of Southern Cross for an insipid tennis themed promotion

21 January 2016 13:47 PM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 4 times this year)

Dan Murphy's booze advertisement on the Water Tower Clock

11 November 2015 08:47 AM
Viewed 567 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 8 times this year)

Bet365 advertising covers Southern Cross Station during the spring racing carnival

8 October 2015 13:31 PM
Viewed 1261 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 13 times this year)

'bet365' advertising has taken over Flinders Street Station

16 September 2015 07:55 AM
Viewed 1414 times
(4 times this week, 2 times this month, 12 times this year)

Advertising billboards opposite the platform at Nunawading station

6 September 2015 16:18 PM
Viewed 579 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 9 times this year)
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