THE Guardian is teaming up with the Mid Cheshire Community Rail Partnership to offer five lucky readers a free poster this Christmas.

The competition will see readers in the with a chance of winning a copy of their favourite 1930s-inspired poster.

Pictured above, the posters – featuring Chester Zoo, Delamere, Northwich, Lostock Gralam and Knutsford – are part of the Mid Cheshire Line Marvellous Days Out collection.

When they were first launched by music mogul and Cheshire train champion Pete Waterman in 2017, they achieved international success and are still admired by many who see them on Mid Cheshire Line stations.

The line runs from Chester to Manchester Piccadilly via Northwich, Knutsford, Altrincham and Stockport, and the full Marvellous Days Out collection features posters from across the county.

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Designed by acclaimed Chester graphic designer and illustrator Nicky Thompson, they will make a ‘Poster Perfect’ Christmas gift

These retro art posters hang in many homes across the globe – including in a Morris Homes show house on the Winnington Village development in Northwich.

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As an art exhibition they have been shown locally at the Lion Salt Works Museum and Knutsford Heritage Centre, where prints are available for sale.

But this Christmas, the Guardian and the rail partnership are offering a chance to win a free poster – either to keep or give away as a Christmas present.

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All you need to do is email or write to us with your name, phone number and answer to the question at the end of this article.

You can also let us know which poster you would most like to win.

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If you get the question right, you will be entered into a draw with the chance to win one of the Mid Cheshire Line ‘Poster Perfect’ presents for Christmas.

By visiting the five winners can choose from one of the 13 posters which include Delamere, Northwich, Lostock Gralam, Knutsford and four Chester Zoo prints.

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You will have a choice of an A2 or A3 poster ready tubed as an ideal Christmas present.

No purchase is necessary and entries close at 11pm on Sunday, December 8, 2019.

Which ‘cathedral of the canals’ adorns the iconic Northwich poster?

Email your answer, your name, you phone number and favourite poster to by the deadline of 11pm on Sunday, December 8.