September was the fourth-best month for U.S. intermodal traffic in the history of the U.S. railroads, the Association of American Railroads (AAR) said Wednesday.

The U.S. freight railroads originated 1.4 million intermodal containers and trailers in September, a 7.1% increase from September 2019.

On a year-to-date basis, U.S. intermodal traffic is 5.9% lower than the same period in 2019, AAR said. Year-to-date intermodal volumes totaled 10 million containers and trailers for the week that ended Saturday. Read more here