|Original company||Maryport & Carlisle Railway|
|Post-grouping||London Midland and Scottish Railway|
|1 June 1867||Opened|
|29 April 1935||Station and line closed|
|Maryport and |
All passenger trains along the branch line called at Dearham station.
The initial service in August 1867 consisted of two trains each way between Bullgill (written then as "Bull Gill") and Brigham calling at Dearham and Papcastle, Monday to Saturday. By November of that year this had been doubled, with all trains reversing at Brigham to run to and from Cockermouth.
By June 1876 this pattern continued, with two trains added each way on Sundays between Cockermouth and Bullgill.
From 1887 to 1914 five trains started from Maryport with a sixth from Bullgill, all with balancing services, Monday to Saturday. It is not clear whether passengers had to change at Bullgill or whether a reversal took place there as well as at Brigham. Two trains from Maryport and one Bullgill, with balancing services, ran on Sundays. Dearham Bridge and Papcastle were shown as "Signal Stops" where intending passengers had to inform railway staff who would stop the train accordingly.
In 1914 Sunday trains were withdrawn.
The journey time from Cockermouth to Bullgill averaged 25 minutes.
In 1922 six trains called at the station in each direction, Monday to Saturday, with no Sunday service.
The service through the station survived until 1935.
Unusually for those times the tracks were lifted not long after closure, with a tragic consequence, when a bridge was being demolished a girder fell on two men and killed them.
By 2013 little trace of the station remained.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
Line and station closed
|Maryport & Carlisle Railway
Line and station closed
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