Definitions for "100 Series Shinkansen"
The 100 Series Shinkansen were the second generation Shinkansen design, produced between 1984 and 1991 for the Tōkaidō Shinkansen and Sanyō Shinkansen lines; the earliest units have now been withdrawn from service, and the series has been retired from the Tōkaidō Shinkansen line in September 2003.