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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.

Temporary Myer store clogging up the southern end of the Swanston Street concourse at Flinders Street Station

18 December 2013 13:46 PM
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Temporary Myer store clogging up the southern end of the Swanston Street concourse at Flinders Street Station

18 December 2013 13:46 PM
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(3 times this month, 82 times this year)

Coca Cola promotion outside Southern Cross Station in afternoon peak

17 December 2013 17:40 PM
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(4 times this month, 152 times this year)

Neil Mitchell from 3AW broadcasting from the concourse at Flinders Street Station

25 October 2013 08:29 AM
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(8 times this month, 83 times this year)

With spring racing season upon us, 'Bet365' advertising covers Southern Cross Station

18 October 2013 17:43 PM
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(2 times this month, 65 times this year)

With spring racing season upon us, 'Bet365' advertising covers Southern Cross Station

16 October 2013 15:56 PM
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'Bet365' advertising even covers the stairs

16 October 2013 15:45 PM
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Handing out Mentos gum samples at the main entrance at Southern Cross Station

16 October 2013 07:00 AM
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Handing out free Lipton Iced Tea samples at Southern Cross Station during evening peak

10 October 2013 17:46 PM
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(3 times this month, 102 times this year)

'For rent - $1 a day' advertisement inside a Comeng train

24 August 2013 08:47 AM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

'Advertising here - $4 per panel per day' advertisement inside a Comeng train

24 August 2013 08:47 AM
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(3 times this month, 66 times this year)

Cruise holiday advertisement - 'There's no Myki in the Mediterranean'

24 August 2013 08:27 AM
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(6 times this month, 80 times this year)

Advertising panels on the platform fence at Newport

17 August 2013 16:13 PM
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(2 times this month, 48 times this year)

Advertising posters, signs and vending machines on the Collins Street concourse

14 August 2013 06:55 AM
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(3 times this month, 58 times this year)

'Advertise your business here' sign at a suburban station, made of corrugated plastic

The phone number - 1300 779 954 - belongs to a company called Ambient Rail who has a contract with Metro Trains Melbourne to place cheap and nasty looking adverts around the network

15 July 2013 08:49 AM
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(7 times this month, 119 times this year)

Handing out free samples of 'Colgate Plax' at Southern Cross Station

25 June 2013 08:56 AM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 184 times this year)

Handing out free samples of 'Colgate Plax' at Southern Cross Station

25 June 2013 08:43 AM
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(4 times this month, 101 times this year)

I hope in an emergency this congested path isn't the only way out of Melbourne Central station

13 June 2013 17:53 PM
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(2 times this month, 52 times this year)

How much crap can Melbourne Central Shopping Centre shove in front of the railway station entrance?

13 June 2013 17:52 PM
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(8 times this month, 90 times this year)

Melbourne's unmanned railway stations can't have open toilets, but you can buy a coke

20 May 2013 08:29 AM
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(3 times this month, 76 times this year)

Caravan for fast foot joint 'Grill'd' in the station forecourt

24 April 2013 16:55 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 137 times this year)

Replacing the advertising panels on the platforms

9 April 2013 08:46 AM
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(3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Grand Prix merchandise stall blocking the Bourke Street entrance to Southern Cross

15 March 2013 08:57 AM
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(3 times this month, 59 times this year)

The second Grand Prix merchandise stall blocking the walkway at Southern Cross

15 March 2013 08:55 AM
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(2 times this month, 54 times this year)
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