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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.

Ovarian cancer fundraiser advertising on the bulkhead of Comeng 525M

It used to cover the entire wall, not just the door: http://www.vicsig.net/photo/20110909-lil-526m-ads.jpg

Friday 18 November 2011 18:06 PM
Viewed 1775 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 83 times this year)

Ovarian cancer fundraiser advertising on the doors of Comeng 525M

Friday 18 November 2011 18:06 PM
Viewed 1391 times, 61 times this year)

'Gamblers Help' advertisement on the side of Siemens 763M

Friday 11 November 2011 18:33 PM
Viewed 205 times, 0 times this year)

More promotional crap getting in the way at Melbourne Central Station

This time handing out marketing junk for the movie 'Contagion'

Tuesday 18 October 2011 08:33 AM
Viewed 1231 times, 62 times this year)

Installing a LCD screen inside an advertising display

Tuesday 6 September 2011 08:35 AM
Viewed 1188 times
(1 time this month, 82 times this year)

Skateboarding display blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

Saturday 21 May 2011 09:35 AM
Viewed 2011 times, 107 times this year)

Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 9 March 2011 08:59 AM
Viewed 1286 times, 56 times this year)

More Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 9 March 2011 08:59 AM
Viewed 1295 times
(1 time this month, 51 times this year)

Still more Google Chrome advertising at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 9 March 2011 08:58 AM
Viewed 1164 times
(2 times this month, 57 times this year)

Another pile of promotional crap blocking access to Melbourne Central Station

Wednesday 27 October 2010 19:17 PM
Viewed 1523 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 71 times this year)

The 2nd phase of the advertising campaign for the privatisation of QR National, at Flinders Street Station

Tuesday 21 September 2010 15:37 PM
Viewed 1419 times
(1 time this month, 65 times this year)

Another QR National advert at Flinders Street Station

Monday 6 September 2010 10:33 AM
Viewed 1180 times
(1 time this month, 69 times this year)

Think mixing shopping centre and a train station was a good idea?

Main entry to Melbourne Central Station blocked by the 'Tomorrow, When the War Began' film premier

Wednesday 11 August 2010 18:20 PM
Viewed 1327 times
(1 time this month, 51 times this year)

Spare screen on the PIDS at Southern Cross Station turned over to yoghurt advertising

Monday 21 June 2010 08:57 AM
Viewed 1563 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 92 times this year)

Handing out free yoghurt to tie in with Southern Cross Station being covered with yoghurt advertising

Monday 21 June 2010 08:56 AM
Viewed 1017 times, 50 times this year)

Handing out free yoghurt to tie in with Southern Cross Station being covered with yoghurt advertising

Monday 21 June 2010 08:56 AM
Viewed 1177 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 79 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 2 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

Monday 21 June 2010 08:49 AM
Viewed 1085 times, 68 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 2 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

Monday 21 June 2010 08:48 AM
Viewed 981 times, 59 times this year)

Artificial grass laid on platform 3/4 for a Dairy Farmers promotion

Monday 21 June 2010 08:46 AM
Viewed 1025 times
(2 times this month, 59 times this year)

'Is your train made of camels?' advert at North Melbourne

Friday 30 April 2010 17:56 PM
Viewed 1342 times, 67 times this year)

Instead of spreading the data out, they use the spare PID screen for barely legible advertising

Thursday 22 April 2010 12:54 PM
Viewed 1183 times
(2 times this month, 61 times this year)

Banner from ANZ promoting their sponsored Wi-Fi hotspot at Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 11 November 2009 17:33 PM
Viewed 1043 times, 59 times this year)
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