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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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OIG-A-2017-007
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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OIG-A-2017-006
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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OIG-A-2017-005
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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OIG-A-2017-004
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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OIG-A-2017-003
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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OIG-A-2017-002
October 6, 2016  |  Audit Reports

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Progress Made in Implementing Positive Train Control, but Additional Actions Needed to Ensure Timely Completion of Remaining Tasks

The Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 requires Amtrak (the company) to implement an approved Positive Train Control (... Read more
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OIG-A-2017-001
September 30, 2016  |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT:Opportunities Exist to Improve Management of Technical Support Services Contracts

Our objective was to examine the extent to which the contract management team followed leading practices in managing the Siemens technical support... Read more
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OIG-A-2016-013
September 29, 2016  |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE:Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 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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OIG-A-2016-012
September 7, 2016  |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: Adopting Leading Practices Could Improve Passenger Boarding Experience

Our objectives were to (1) identify leading practices for passenger boarding, (2) evaluate the extent to which the company’s passenger boarding... Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-A-2016-011

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