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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.

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

18 October 2013 17:43 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 51 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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(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 118 times this year)

'Bet365' advertising even covers the stairs

16 October 2013 15:45 PM
Viewed 583 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 50 times this year)

Handing out Mentos gum samples at the main entrance at Southern Cross Station

16 October 2013 07:00 AM
Viewed 630 times
(11 times this month, 60 times this year)

Handing out free Lipton Iced Tea samples at Southern Cross Station during evening peak

10 October 2013 17:46 PM
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(8 times this month, 109 times this year)

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

24 August 2013 08:47 AM
Viewed 727 times
(8 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

24 August 2013 08:47 AM
Viewed 690 times
(5 times this month, 51 times this year)

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

24 August 2013 08:27 AM
Viewed 844 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 66 times this year)

Foxtel advertising on Collins Street at the Town Hall tram stop

With temporary stadium style seating affixed to the normal bench seats

21 August 2013 14:55 PM
Viewed 1145 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 118 times this year)

Advertising panels on the platform fence at Newport

17 August 2013 16:13 PM
Viewed 609 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 44 times this year)

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

14 August 2013 06:55 AM
Viewed 569 times
(4 times this month, 40 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
Viewed 920 times
(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 95 times this year)

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

25 June 2013 08:56 AM
Viewed 1478 times
(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 194 times this year)

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

25 June 2013 08:43 AM
Viewed 818 times
(11 times this month, 105 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
Viewed 818 times
(8 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
Viewed 1048 times
(5 times this month, 72 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
Viewed 651 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

24 April 2013 16:55 PM
Viewed 1800 times
(10 times this month, 162 times this year)

Replacing the advertising panels on the platforms

9 April 2013 08:46 AM
Viewed 544 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 38 times this year)

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

15 March 2013 08:57 AM
Viewed 676 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 44 times this year)

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

15 March 2013 08:55 AM
Viewed 637 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 45 times this year)

Grand Prix merchandise stalls the main entrance to Southern Cross

14 March 2013 08:45 AM
Viewed 732 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 47 times this year)

One of two Grand Prix merchandise stalls blocking walkways at Southern Cross

14 March 2013 08:44 AM
Viewed 771 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 78 times this year)

The Grand Prix in town means more crap blocking the walkways at Southern Cross

14 March 2013 08:44 AM
Viewed 577 times
(8 times this month, 48 times this year)
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