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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Over 2,600 members worldwide

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

Malta
1
Thailand
1
Slovenia
1
India
1
Poland
1
Malaysia
1
Latvia
1
Bermuda
1
Jersey
1
Hong Kong
2
Austria
2
Norway
2
China
2
Greece
2
Belgium
4
Portugal
4
Isle of Man
4
Denmark
5
Finland
5
South Africa
5
Switzerland
6
Italy
6
Spain
8
Germany
10
Netherlands
10
Sweden
13
Canada
16
Ireland
19
France
25
New Zealand
26
United States of America
72
Australia
93
United Kingdom
2300

Meetings, courses & events

10-Dec-16: East Midlands Area Group meeeting - Scampton and Aisthorpe Village hall, near Lincoln.

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

11-Feb-17: The Festival of British Railway Modelling - Doncaster Exhibition Centre, The Racecourse, Doncaster, DN2 6BB

Click here for more details.