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MERG related courses

Introduction to DCC

13th to 16th April 2018 (Rushden)

This course is for those who are new to DCC (Digital Command Control) of model railways, and assumes no prior knowledge.

The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden Station, Northamptonshire.

For those just considering or starting out in DCC, this weekend course will take you from first principles through fitting decoders to DCC operations.

This course assumes no previous knowledge of DCC.

Introduction to DCC weekend course details

Introduction to CBUS

11th to 14th May 2018 (Rushden)

By popular demand, we have arranged another weekend course for those who want to learn about CBUS.

The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden Station, Northamptonshire.

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.

This course assumes no previous knowledge of CBUS.

Introduction to CBUS weekend course details

More CBUS

29th June to 2nd July 2018 (Rushden)

This course if for those already familiar with the basics of CBUS, who would like to take it further.

The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden Station, Northamptonshire.

This course assumes that you have attended the Introduction to CBUS course, or that you already have a good understanding of the basics of CBUS, building modules and getting them working.

More CBUS weekend course details

Missenden Railway Modellers weekends

The Missenden Railway Modellers Weekends are workshops with expert tutors from MERG on hand. The Autumn weekend every October includes electronics classes that come with expert MERG tutors, covering all aspects of electronics for model railways including CBUS.

In October 2018, as well as the usual beginners course, layout wiring and general workshop, we will be running the “Introduction to JMRI” course once again as described below.

Missenden Railway Modellers weekend

STARTING OUT WITH JMRI PANEL PRO

19th to 21st October 2018 (Missenden)

JMRI is free software that you can download to control your model railway. The course at Missenden in October will assume no previous knowledge of JMRI and take you through from first principles. Full details will be posted on the Missenden website in due course. For a summary, follow the link below.

Starting out with JMRI Panel Pro weekend course details

JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling

2nd to 5th November 2018 (Rushden)

This is part 2 of our three JMRI courses.

The course will take place in the “Goods Shed” meeting room at the Rushden Transport Museum & Railway, Rushden Station, Northamptonshire.

This is a weekend course for those already familiar and competent with the basics of JMRI.

As a pre-requisite you should have attended our introduction to JMRI Panel Pro course, or be fluent with drawing a layout diagram in the Layout Editor, setting up turnouts & sensors, turnout feedback, linking from a Layout Editor Panel to the physical layout & the basics of train detection.

JMRI Part 2 – Blocks, Routing and Signalling course details

JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher

Early 2019

This is part 3 of our three JMRI courses.

This is a weekend course for JMRI power users who want to take it on to partial or full automation.

As a pre-requisite you should be a fluent JMRI user, having attended our Introduction and part 2 courses, or be comfortable with setting up panels in the Layout Editor, blocks and train detection, pathing and signalling.

JMRI Part 3 – Automation with scripts and the Dispatcher course details

(Come back soon when the above link will take you to the details page)

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