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Model Electronic Railway Group

The Leading Society for Model Railway Electronics

Over 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2020

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.

29-Feb & 01-Mar-20: Lincoln & District Exhibition - Newark Showground

07 & 08-Mar-20: Leamington & Warwick Model Railway Society Model Railway Exhibition - Royal Leamington Spa College, Warwick New Road, Royal Leamington Spa, CV32 5JE

13 to 14-Mar-20: Cregagh Model Exhibition - Cregagh Church Hall, 102 – 104 Cregagh Road, Belfast BT6 9ER

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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.

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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.

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Meetings, courses & events

25-Feb-20: Virtual Area Group Call: Discussion - Zoom video conference call

28-Feb-20: West of Scotland Drop-in Session - 65 Club, 65 Main St, Prestwick, KA91JN

29-Feb-20: East Anglia Group Meeting - Parkview Chapel, Botesdale, IP22 1BX

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