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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.

'Frankston: take a fresh look' banner outside Flinders Street Station

Monday 3 February 2014 14:11 PM
Viewed 750 times
(5 times this month, 55 times this year)

Chiko Roll panel van parked on the main concourse at Southern Cross Station

Friday 24 January 2014 17:31 PM
Viewed 2309 times
(2 times this month, 92 times this year)

Which line is for the juice bar, and which one is for V/Line tickets?

Friday 24 January 2014 17:30 PM
Viewed 582 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 57 times this year)

'Advertise your business here' advertisement by 'Ambient Advertising'

Tuesday 24 December 2013 16:46 PM
Viewed 927 times, 83 times this year)

It is change of preference season for school leavers

And North Melbourne station is covered with billboards for private tertiary education providers

Friday 20 December 2013 19:08 PM
Viewed 660 times
(2 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

Wednesday 18 December 2013 13:46 PM
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(2 times this month, 62 times this year)

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

Wednesday 18 December 2013 13:46 PM
Viewed 707 times
(2 times this month, 52 times this year)

Coca Cola promotion outside Southern Cross Station in afternoon peak

Tuesday 17 December 2013 17:40 PM
Viewed 1144 times
(4 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

Friday 25 October 2013 08:29 AM
Viewed 847 times
(5 times this month, 55 times this year)

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

Friday 18 October 2013 17:43 PM
Viewed 668 times
(2 times this month, 52 times this year)

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

Wednesday 16 October 2013 15:56 PM
Viewed 1737 times
(8 times this month, 113 times this year)

'Bet365' advertising even covers the stairs

Wednesday 16 October 2013 15:45 PM
Viewed 692 times
(7 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

Wednesday 16 October 2013 07:00 AM
Viewed 746 times
(8 times this month, 58 times this year)

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

Thursday 10 October 2013 17:46 PM
Viewed 1254 times
(8 times this month, 84 times this year)

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

Saturday 24 August 2013 08:47 AM
Viewed 828 times
(4 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

Saturday 24 August 2013 08:47 AM
Viewed 796 times
(3 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

Saturday 24 August 2013 08:27 AM
Viewed 973 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 72 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

Wednesday 21 August 2013 14:55 PM
Viewed 1328 times
(12 times this month, 97 times this year)

Advertising panels on the platform fence at Newport

Saturday 17 August 2013 16:13 PM
Viewed 728 times
(5 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

Wednesday 14 August 2013 06:55 AM
Viewed 684 times
(5 times this month, 54 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

Monday 15 July 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 1059 times
(6 times this month, 71 times this year)

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

Tuesday 25 June 2013 08:56 AM
Viewed 1736 times
(13 times this month, 98 times this year)

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

Tuesday 25 June 2013 08:43 AM
Viewed 1078 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 140 times this year)
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