ASSET MANAGEMENT: Amtrak is Preparing to Operate and Maintain New Locomotives, but Several Risks to Fully Achieving Intended Benefits Exist

September 27, 2013 |  Audit Reports

This report provides the results of our evaluation of Amtrak’s efforts to commission its new fleet of ACS‐64 electric locomotives. Our objective for this report is to discuss the extent to which Amtrak is prepared, as of July 1, 2013, to effectively and efficiently operate and maintain the new locomotives in revenue service. We performed our work from May through July 2013 in Washington D.C., Philadelphia, and Wilmington.

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