The Scottish Government says the move will make railway policing more accountable but critics include trade unions and BTP officers.
LISTEN: Emmerdale Story 'Disgusting'
An Emmerdale storyline is being branded "disgusting and disrespectful" by the son of a man killed in the Clutha tragedy
The soap will see a helicopter crashing in to a venue - similar to the disaster in Glasgow where 10 people died in 2013.
Hundreds of people have already signed a petition calling for ITV producers to have a 'rethink'.
John McGarrigle tells Heart's Connor Gillies he wants the idea binned:
An ITV spokesperson said:
"ITV always considers carefully the content of its programming. The Helicopter crash circumstances are very different to any real life cases that we are aware of. The accident occurs as a consequence of Chrissie setting fire to her cheating husband's car which spreads to the scrapyard. Gas canisters are ignited and explode into the air striking the helicopter."
A building at Edinburgh Napier is having cladding removed, but students aren't being evacuated from the halls of residence.
A high-end jewellery store has been robbed in a raid at the five-star Gleneagles Hotel.
A review into adverse events at a maternity unit where some babies died has called for improvements in training and better family engagement.
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