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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

Greece
1
Malta
1
Slovenia
1
India
1
Poland
1
Bermuda
1
Latvia
1
Jersey
1
Malaysia
1
Thailand
2
Austria
2
China
2
Hong Kong
2
Norway
3
Belgium
4
Isle of Man
5
Portugal
5
Denmark
6
Finland
6
South Africa
6
Switzerland
6
Italy
7
Spain
9
Germany
10
Netherlands
10
Sweden
14
Canada
17
Ireland
20
France
26
New Zealand
26
United States of America
72
Australia
100
United Kingdom
2344

Meetings, courses & events

04-Mar-17: Leamington and Warwick MRS Exhibition - Leamington College

04-Mar-17: Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting - Royal Leamington Spa College (aka Warwickshire College)

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

Click here for more details.