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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Over 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2019

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.

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MERG Attended Exhibitions

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

24-Aug-19: Hawick Model Railway Show - The Auld Baths, Bath Street, Hawick (Next to Sainsburys) TD9 7DP

24-Aug-19: Belfast Model Railway Exhibition - Methodist College, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6BY

31-Aug-19: Guildex O Gauge show - International Centre, St. Quentin Gate,Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH

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Thirsk Event

MERG is holding a new one day event in Thirsk, Yorkshire on Sunday 3rd November 2019 to promote the concept of Area Groups and their contribution to helping the membership. This event will also be an opportunity to hold the MERG Annual General Meeting (AGM) where members in the more northern parts of the country can more easily participate.

Members can read more and indicate attendance below:

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Model Rail Electronics Book

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 anniversary year, we are expanding this network further.

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Meetings, courses & events

27-Aug-19: Virtual Area Group Meeting - Zoom video conference call

31-Aug-19: London Area Group - keen House,Kings Cross

31-Aug-19: East Scotland - Burntisland Museum of Communication, 131 High Street, Burntisland, KY3 9AA

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