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Model Electronic Railway Group

Leading Model Railway Electronics since 1967

Celebrating 50 years of Innovation: 1967-2017

This page lists forthcoming meeting, exhibitions and courses.

MERG Meeting Programme

Prospective new members are welcome to attend any of the following meetings to discuss MERG and meet those involved.

September 2017
23rd East Midlands Area Group meeeting
50th anniversary meeting - Open house with lots of members projects for demo and discussion. Please tell your railway modelling friends and any model railway clubs you are involved with.
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Venue: Wansford NVR (near Peterborough)
Time: 10:30
29th Weekend course - Towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
Please scroll down to the bottom of this diary page to see details of courses

Venue: RHTS - Rushden
Time: 09:00
October 2017
3rd 2-3 Day midweek course - Towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
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Venue: RHTS - Rushden
Time: 09:00
3rd Thames Valley Area Group meeting
7 to 10pm; start at 7:30


Venue: Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN
Time: 19:00
November 2017
7th Thames Valley Area Group meeting
7 to 10pm; start at 7:30


Venue: Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN
Time: 19:00
11th Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting
Outline agenda on Area Groups Forum Page




Venue: LWMRS Clubroom
Time: 10:00
11th Members Meeting
Members meeting

Please note A new date and location is being sought for the AGM. An announcement will be made in due course.

Venue: Keen House, London
Time: 13:30
19th East of Scotland - Workshop
A vibrant mix of tutored skills as we look to complete our first display from scratch. The aim is for you to be helped through the bits you feel you need help in - not the bits you feel you can already do. Expert help and advice available at all times.

Venue: West Calder Community Centre
Time: 10:30
December 2017
5th Thames Valley Area Group meeting
7 to 10pm; start at 7:30


Venue: Grazeley Village Hall, Church Lane, Grazeley, Reading, Berkshire RG7 1JN
Time: 19:00
9th East of Scotland - Workshop
A vibrant mix of tutored skills as we look to complete our first display from scratch. The aim is for you to be helped through the bits you feel you need help in - not the bits you feel you can already do. Expert help and advice available at all times.

Venue: West Calder Community Centre
Time: 10:30

Keen House is the headquarters of The Model Railway Club. It is located just off Pentonville Road at 4, Calshot Street, Kings Cross, London N1, which is about 10 minutes walk from Kings Cross station or 15 minutes from the Angel. Details on other venues can be obtained by clicking the venue link.

MERG Attended Shows

October 2017
Swansea Railway Model Show

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Venue: Swansea Leisure Centre
Date: 07-08 October
Great Electric Train Show


Venue: British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire
Date: 07-08 October
The National Festival of Railway Modelling

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Venue: East of England Showground Peterborough PE2 6XE
Date: 14-15 October
Cardiff Model Railway Exhibition

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Venue: sgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaff (formally Glantaff High School)
Date: 21-22 October
November 2017
Warley National Model Railway Exhibition
The Warley National Model Railway Exhibition is held in Hall 5 at National Exhibition Centre.
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Venue: National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1NT
Date: 25-26 November
February 2018
The Festival of British Railway Modelling

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Venue: Doncaster Exhibition Centre Doncaster DN2 6BB
Date: 10-11 February

Training courses

September 2017
Weekend course - Towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
Follow on course, working towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
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Venue:
Date: 29 September-02 October
October 2017
2-3 day Mid week course - Towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
Follow on course, working towards Automation with JMRI Panel Pro
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Venue: RHTS - Rushden
Date: 03-06 October
MERG Missenden Weekend
Focusing particularly on the hands-on side of modelling, our Autumn Weekend consistently delivers leading-edge thinking. Multiple course options are available to help you gain a better understanding of some of the key aspects of the hobby.
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Venue: Missenden Abbey
Date: 20-22 October