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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.

06-Jul-19: Basildon MRC Exhibition - James Hornsby School, Leinster Road - Nicholas Lane, Laindon, Basildon, Essex SS15 5NX

27-Jul-19: Barnstaple & District MRC show - Methodist Church Hall, Bear Street, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 7BU

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

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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

22-May-19: MERG Cardiff Area Group Meeting - United Reform Church, Minster Road, Cardiff CF23 5AS.

25-May-19: Southampton Area Group Saturday workshop - Southampton Model Railway Society clubroom

28-May-19: Virtual Area Group Meeting - Zoom video conference call

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Membership

Poland
1
Iceland
1
Chile
1
Thailand
1
Malta
1
Slovenia
1
Bermuda
1
Taiwan
1
Latvia
1
Malaysia
1
Jersey
1
Greece
2
Israel
2
Hong Kong
2
Cyprus
2
South Africa
2
China
3
Portugal
5
Belgium
5
Switzerland
6
Finland
6
Norway
6
Isle of Man
7
Italy
9
Denmark
10
Spain
10
Germany
11
Netherlands
12
Sweden
13
Ireland
22
France
27
Canada
29
New Zealand
35
United States of America
82
Australia
126
United Kingdom
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