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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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November 7, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Next-Generation High-Speed Trainset Program (Project code 002-2017)

We are initiating a review of the Company’s Next-Generation High-Speed Trainset Program. Our objectives are to (1) assess the effectiveness and... Read more
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November 4, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Amtrak’s Ethics Program (Project code 003-2017)

We are initiating an audit of the company’s ethics program. Our objective is to assess the company’s program for ensuring ethical conduct, and... Read more
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November 2, 2016  |  Other Audit Correspondence

Close-out Memorandum: Audit of Agreement-Covered Employee Eligibility for Health Care Benefits

On April 16, 2015, we initiated an audit of Amtrak's (the company) management of eligibility determinations for agreement employees’ healthcare... Read more
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October 31, 2016  |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo – Audit of the Short Term Incentive (STI) and Long Term Incentive (LTI) Payments (Project 001-2017)

In anticipation of the company making incentive payments to its employees by December 31, 2016, the Board of Directors has asked us to review the... Read more
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