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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Celebrating 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2017

MERG is celebrating 50 years of innovation in 2017

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

Slovenia
1
Greece
1
Poland
1
Hong Kong
1
Malta
1
India
1
Austria
1
Malaysia
1
Bermuda
1
Latvia
1
Jersey
1
Thailand
2
Norway
2
China
2
Portugal
4
Belgium
4
South Africa
5
Italy
6
Switzerland
6
Finland
6
Denmark
6
Isle of Man
6
Germany
9
Spain
10
Netherlands
10
Sweden
13
Ireland
20
Canada
21
New Zealand
27
France
28
United States of America
68
Australia
99
United Kingdom
2416

Meetings, courses & events

06-Jun-17: Thames Valley Area Group meeting - Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN

10-Jun-17: Members meeting - Keen House London. Room available from 12.00

01-Jul-17: Basildon MRC Show - James Hornsby school

Click here for more details.