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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.

December 2017
1st Intro to CBUS weekend course
For those just starting out in CBUS, this weekend course will take you from first principles through building CBUS kits to setting up CBUS operations.
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Venue: Rushden Transport Museum
Time: 16:00
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 Somerset Area Group
This is the first meeting of the restarted group. Non-members are welcome but all visitors need to contact somerset@merg.org.uk to get directions beforehand.

Venue: Yeovil Model Railway Group Building
Time: 10:00
10th 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
January 2018
27th Warwickshire and North Oxfordshire Area Group Meeting
The First Meeting of the year featuring CANMIO implementation by Ian Hogg

Venue: Leamington and Warwick MRS Clubroom
Time: 10:00
February 2018
17th London Area Group
Inaugural meeting

Venue: Keen House,Kings Cross
Time: 10:00
April 2018
21st London Area Group


Venue: Keen House Calshot St London
Time: 10:00
June 2018
2nd London Area Group Meeting


Venue: Keen House Calshot London
Time: 10:00
September 2018
1st London Area Group Meeting


Venue: Keen House London
Time: 10:00

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

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
March 2018
Leamington and Warwick MRS Annual Show
49th Annual Show.
Trade and layout stands.
MERG stand.

Venue: Royal Leamington Spa College (aka Warwickshire College)
Date: 03-Mar

Training courses

December 2017
INTRODUCTION TO CBUS WEEKEND COURSE
For those just starting out in CBUS, this weekend course will take you from first principles through building CBUS kits to setting up CBUS operations.
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Venue: Rushden Transport Museum
Date: 01-04 December