This is, quite simply, the finest track cutter of its kind on the market anywhere at any price. Its Micro Shear cutting action cuts quick, clean and square with a lot less effort than conventional compression cutters. Exclusive Xuro Rubber cushion grips and light touch return spring for operator comfort and convenience. These cutters cut the track from the vertical position, and are invaluable if you need to cut track which has been already laid. Rated for Z, N, and HO gauge.