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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.

27-Apr-19: Helston & Falmouth Model Railway Club - Helston Community College, Church Hill, Helston, TR13 8NR

03-May-19: Bristol (Thornbury) Exhibition - Thornbury Leisure Centre

04-May-19: Brisbane Train Show - Brisbane Showgrounds

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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Meetings, courses & events

20-Apr-19: East Midlands Area group meeting - Kingsway Centre, Wellingborough

23-Apr-19: Virtual Area Group Meeting - Zoom video conference call

26-Apr-19: 3D printing course - Rushden Transport Museum

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Membership

Chile
1
Poland
1
Mongolia
1
Malta
1
Hong Kong
1
Iceland
1
Taiwan
1
Slovenia
1
Thailand
1
Latvia
1
Malaysia
1
Bermuda
1
Jersey
1
Israel
2
South Africa
2
Greece
2
Cyprus
2
China
3
Belgium
5
Portugal
5
Norway
6
Switzerland
6
Finland
6
Isle of Man
7
Italy
9
Spain
10
Denmark
10
Germany
11
Netherlands
12
Sweden
13
Ireland
22
France
27
Canada
31
New Zealand
35
United States of America
82
Australia
117
United Kingdom
2797