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.
, 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.