This train station serves Dalton-in-Furness, an ancient Cumbrian town around 3 miles northeast of Barrow-in-Furness. It lies on the Furness Line, a railway connecting Barrow-in-Furness with Lancaster.
Trains from Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Airport stop here. Other stations on the route include Ulverston, Grange-over-Sands, Arnside, Lancaster, Preston, Bolton, and Manchester Piccadilly. Other services calling here include trains between Barrow and Lancaster, and Carlisle and Lancaster.
Dalton Train Station is fairly basic with just a few shelters and no ticket office or car park.
The station is situated in the centre of the town, within easy walking distance of attractions such as Dalton Castle.