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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Over 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2018

Model Railways and Computers / Electronics

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

MERG Attended Exhibitions

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

24-Nov-18: Warley National 2018 - Hall 5 NEC Birmingham

08-Dec-18: National Festival of Railway Modelling - Peterborough Showground

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Latest news

MERG success continues - with the strongest sales of our kits ever. The range of kits to help automate aspects of your model railway continues to grow and more members are benefitting from their use than ever before. Read more here.

The Great Model Railway Challenge - TV Series - in the forthcoming TV series, there are at least 3 teams taking part who wil be using MERG kits - more news as it is released.

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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Meetings, courses & events

02-Jun-18: Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting - LWMRS Clubroom, Knightcote

02-Jun-18: London Area Group - Keen House,Kings Cross

02-Jun-18: London Members meeting - Keen House,Kings Cross

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Membership

Taiwan
1
Slovenia
1
Mongolia
1
Greece
1
Hong Kong
1
Poland
1
India
1
Iceland
1
Malta
1
Cyprus
1
Bermuda
1
Jersey
1
Malaysia
1
Latvia
1
Thailand
2
China
2
Norway
4
Belgium
4
Italy
5
Portugal
5
Finland
5
South Africa
5
Switzerland
6
Isle of Man
7
Denmark
9
Germany
10
Spain
12
Netherlands
12
Sweden
17
Ireland
21
Canada
26
France
26
New Zealand
32
United States of America
85
Australia
111
United Kingdom
2698