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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  |  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 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 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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January 26, 2017  |  Engagement Memos

Audit of Amtrak’s Strategy and Planning for Physical Security

We are initiating an audit of the company’s efforts to ensure the physical security of its passengers, employees, and critical infrastructure. Our... Read more
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January 17, 2017  |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Addressing Remaining Shortcomings Would Lead to a Budget Development Process More Fully Aligned with Leading Practices

Since its creation in 1971, Amtrak (the company) has had to rely on federal assistance—$46 billion to date—because passenger revenue and other... Read more
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January 10, 2017  |  Audit Reports

Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2015

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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December 14, 2016  |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Adopting Additional Leading Practices to Manage the Baltimore Penn Station Redevelopment Could Help Mitigate Project Risks

In September 2015, Senator Barbara Mikulski requested that we review the company’s efforts to redevelop Baltimore Penn Station. In October 2015, we... Read more
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November 8, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo – Audit of the Potential Effect of Drug and Alcohol Use on Company Operations (Project 004-2017)

We are initiating an audit of the company’s efforts to minimize the risks associated with employees’ drug and alcohol use, especially for those in... Read more
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