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May 10, 2017  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo-Mechanical Department’s Operating Efficiency

We plan to review the Mechanical department’s operating efficiency. Our audit objective is to assess how the Mechanical department’s operating... Read more
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April 12, 2017  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo-Audit of Contracting Leading Practices

We are initiating an audit of the company’s contracting policies and practices. Our objective is to assess the extent to which the company is... Read more
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April 5, 2017  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the FY 2017 Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit (Projects 006-2017 and 007-2017)

This is to inform you that we are initiating engagements to monitor the work of the independent public accountant (IPA) performing the audits of... Read more
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006-2017 and 007-2017
April 5, 2017  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Survey of the Asset Monetization/Terminal Development Initiative (Project Code 008-2017)

We are initiating a survey of Amtrak’s (the company’s) Asset Monetization/Terminal Development Initiative. Our objective is to identify areas... Read more
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March 27, 2017  |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2016

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial... Read more
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March 2, 2017  |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: On-Time Performance Reporting Generally Accurate; Additional Actions Could Enhance Delay Reporting

On-time rail performance is important to Amtrak (the company) achieving its strategic goals of acquiring and retaining satisfied customers and... Read more
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February 22, 2017  |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Master Services Agreements Are Not Strategically Managed, and Award and Oversight Processes Can Be Improved

Since fiscal year (FY) 2009, Amtrak (the company) has increased its use of a contracting vehicle called a Master Services Agreement (MSA) from as few... Read more
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February 22, 2017  |  Other Audit Correspondence

Potential Violations of Relocation and Corporate Lodging Policies

In response to a May 2016 OIG investigation on an employee’s use of Amtrak’s (the company’s) benefits for relocation and corporate lodging, we... Read more
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February 13, 2017  |  Other Audit Correspondence

Close-out Memorandum: Construction and Specialized Equipment & Vehicles

On November 16, 2015, we initiated an audit of the adequacy of Amtrak's management and oversight of its construction and specialized equipment... Read more
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February 3, 2017  |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Improved Management and Oversight of GE Diesel Locomotive Service Contract Could Lead to Savings

Amtrak’s (the company) fleet of 269 General Electric (GE) diesel locomotives power trains on 15 long-distance routes and 26 state-supported routes.... Read more
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