The Scottish Government says the move will make railway policing more accountable but critics include trade unions and BTP officers.
Hunt For Missing Teenager Believe To Be In Scotland
Police have appealed for help to trace a missing teenage girl who is believed to have travelled to Scotland from her home in Hertfordshire.
Jodie Keys,14, was last seen at her home in Waltham Cross last Thursday.
She is white with a stocky build, 5ft 10in, and has long blonde hair which is often worn in plaits.
The teenager was last seen wearing black leggings, Adidas or Nike-branded black trainers, a green V-neck lace-up jumper and a black, padded short jacket.
She is believed to have travelled to Scotland by train and could be in either the Edinburgh or Aberdeen area.
Officers say they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare.
Anyone who has seen her or who knows where she is should call Hertfordshire Constabulary's non-emergency number 101.
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