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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Celebrating 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2017

2017 - MERG is celebrating 50 years of innovation!

MERG is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2017 – we have come a long way from the early days in 1967 when a small bunch of electronics enthusiasts got together to swap notes and ideas about model railway control and add-on widgets to enliven layouts.

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MERG (Model Electronic Railway Group) is an international, UK based group promoting interest in the application of electronics & computers to all aspects of railway modelling.

Founded in 1967, the Group’s aim is to actively promote and advance the use of electronic and computer technology for model railway operation, which is ideally suited to take advantage of these technologies, and the application of electronics and computers can be used to good effect to add enhanced features and realism to model railway operation. Read more here

Electronics for Model Railways book

Free Book available

MERG is pleased to announce and support the release of a new book,. written by MERG member Davy Dick, entitled "Electronics for Model Railways".

This excellent publication is available for free download. Click here to read more about it and download a copy.

BRM Magazine - Building a DCC Controller

BRM Magazine's November issue featured MERG Member Phil Parker building the MERG DCC Command Station and Handset - you can download and read the article via our downloads page.

There is more information on the MERG DCC System in the Resources and Information section of our website.

Membership

Poland
1
Slovenia
1
Greece
1
Malta
1
India
1
Bermuda
1
Latvia
1
Malaysia
1
Jersey
1
Hong Kong
2
Austria
2
Thailand
2
China
2
Norway
3
Portugal
4
Belgium
4
Denmark
5
Isle of Man
5
South Africa
5
Switzerland
6
Italy
6
Finland
6
Spain
9
Germany
10
Netherlands
10
Sweden
13
Canada
16
Ireland
18
France
27
New Zealand
27
United States of America
74
Australia
96
United Kingdom
2310

Meetings, courses & events

22-Jan-17: East Anglia Area Group Meeting - Stanton Community Village Hall, Stanton, Suffolk, IP31 2BX

28-Jan-17: Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting - Leamington and Warwick MRS Clubroom

28-Jan-17: Southampton Model Railway Society - Barton Peveril College, Chestnut Avenue, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO50 5ZA

Click here for more details.