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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.

28-Sep-19: Worthing Model Railway Club exhibition - Durrington High School,The Boulevard, Worthing. BN13 1LA

05-Oct-19: Wigan Model Railway Exhibition - Robin Park Arena & Sports Centre Loire Drive Wigan WN5 0UH

12-Oct-19: Croydon UK Model Railway Exhibition - Warlingham School, Surrey

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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 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

24-Sep-19: Virtual Area Group Meeting - Zoom video conference call

29-Sep-19: Scottish Borders Area Group Meeting - Hawick Men's Shed

01-Oct-19: MERG Thames Valley Area Group (TVAG) meeting - Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1LD

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26
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30
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35
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78
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134
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