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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 continues to celebrate 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.

MERG Area Groups

One of the excellent beneficial aspects of joining MERG is access to our growing number of MERG Area Groups.

Groups are being started up throughout the UK and worldwide - giving members the chance to meet and share knowledge.

As part of our 50th anniversay year, we are expanding this network further.

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Membership

Greece
1
Slovenia
1
Iceland
1
Cyprus
1
Poland
1
Malta
1
Bermuda
1
Latvia
1
Jersey
1
Malaysia
1
 
1
Thailand
2
China
2
Norway
3
Belgium
4
Portugal
5
South Africa
5
Italy
5
Isle of Man
6
Finland
6
Switzerland
6
Denmark
8
Germany
9
Netherlands
11
Spain
13
Sweden
16
Canada
21
Ireland
23
France
27
New Zealand
29
United States of America
73
Australia
105
United Kingdom
2604

Meetings, courses & events

09-Jan-18: Thames Valley Area Group Meeting - Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN

27-Jan-18: Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting - Leamington and Warwick MRS Clubroom

06-Feb-18: Thames Valley Area Group Meeting - Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN

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