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TGV:

see railroadrailroad
or railway,
form of transportation most commonly consisting of steel rails, called tracks, on which trains of freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock are drawn by one locomotive or more.
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TGV

in France
train à grande vitesse: a high-speed passenger train
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The TGVs won't be completely driverless, since they will be operated from a distance.
The autonomous TGVs could improve the regularity and speed of trains, especially in the Paris region, where multiple lines intersect, and where the smallest incident on a track can lead to many consequences.
The TGV version which will carry passengers is expected to run in 2023 between Paris and southeast France.
"It's not a priority for Morocco," said Omar Balafrej, a member of the "Stop TGV" anti-train collective.
The group gets its name from the French abbreviation for high-speed trains, and the TGV initials are used primarily by the French national rail operator SNCF.
There's another incentive to head for France this summer: Rail Europe's special offers on first-class fares aboard high-speed TGV trains heading for the Mediterranean and Atlantic coasts.
The superfast TGV - Train a Grande Vitesse - established the new mark in a top-secret test on Tuesday.
According to GEC, TGVs run fastest on straight tracks tailored to their use.
The Spanish TGV-AVE, which went on track this year, marks the first of several initiatives planned for TGV technology around the world.
The TGV, or Train a Grande Vitesse, broke the world speed record for a conventional rail train, narrowly missing the overall world train speed record of 360mph held by a Japanese Maglev train, which floats on a magnetic cushion.