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Model Electronic Railway Group

The Leading Society for Model Railway Electronics

Over 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2019

Model Railways and Computers / Electronics

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

Founded in 1967, MERG'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.

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MERG Attended Exhibitions

Come along and talk to us at one of the following exhibitions.

23-Nov-19: Warley Model Railway Show - Hall 5 at National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham B40 1NT

07-Dec-19: Peterborough Show - East of England Showground, Peterborough

07-Dec-19: Manchester Model Railway Xmas Show - Barnes Wallis Building, University of Manchester, Altrincham Street M1 7JA

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Model Rail Electronics Book

MERG is pleased to recommend and support this 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 anniversary year, we are expanding this network further.

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Meetings, courses & events

20-Nov-19: Three Counties November Meeting - Eaton Bray Village Hall LU6 2DJ

22-Nov-19: West of Scotland Drop-in Session - 65 Club, 65 Main St, Prestwick, KA91JN

23-Nov-19: South Hants Area Group Saturday workshop - Southampton Model Railway Society clubroom

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