Concorde, the Spitfire, Rolls Royce and the Routemaster bus successfully established Britain as a champion in the 20th century global design marketplace. British designers Priestmangoode have conceptualized a bullet train which they believe could be the British design icon of 21st century.

Mercury the new high speed train is all things modern, luxurious, exciting and stylish. The concept train according to its designer’s best represents the future of Britain as low-carbon, sustainable transport of the future. Designed to fly the flag of British transportation industry, the 400 meter-long, double-decker train would travel at 225 mph and have one of the longest nose sections in the world train.

It incorporates a flexible, open plan design, which guarantees privacy while allowing interaction and relaxation. The train features comfortable commuter seats with integrated entertainment systems. It has also has private berths, a children’s play area along with a luxury lounge and bar.