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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.

01-Sep-18: Andover Model Railway Club Exhibition - John Hanson School Andover, Hampshire. SP10 3PB

01-Sep-18: Soar Valley Model Railway Club - Loughborough Grammar School, LE11 2DU

08-Sep-18: Railway Enthusiasts’ Club 2018 Model Railway Exhibition - Woking Leisure Centre, Woking Park, Kingfield Road, Woking, Surrey, GU22 9BA.

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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

18-Aug-18: South Hants Group all day workshop - Southampton Model Railway Society clubroom

19-Aug-18: East Scotland Decoder workshop - West Calder Community Centre EH55 8DZ

01-Sep-18: Somerset Area Group meeting - St James Church, Preston Road, Yeovil

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Membership

Taiwan
1
Slovenia
1
Mongolia
1
Hong Kong
1
Iceland
1
Poland
1
India
1
Malta
1
Cyprus
1
Malaysia
1
Jersey
1
Bermuda
1
Latvia
1
Greece
2
Thailand
2
China
2
Belgium
4
Norway
4
South Africa
4
Portugal
5
Finland
5
Switzerland
6
Italy
6
Isle of Man
7
Denmark
9
Germany
10
Spain
11
Netherlands
12
Sweden
17
Ireland
20
Canada
27
France
28
New Zealand
34
United States of America
83
Australia
109
United Kingdom
2668