SAFETY AND SECURITY: Addressing Security Weaknesses and Operational Impacts of Amtrak Express is Critical to the Program’s Future
Amtrak Express is a shipping program by which individuals can pay to ship packages and pallets on Amtrak trains between more than 100 locations.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-005 | 01/22/2020
TRAIN OPERATIONS: Acela 21 Program Continues to Face Significant Risk of Delays, Warranting More Contingency Planning
The objective for this report was to identify current risks to launching revenue service of Amtrak’s $2.1 billion Acela 21 program on schedule and reassess the company’s oversight of the program.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-004 | 01/21/2020
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s controls to mitigate the risk of fraud in its payments to non hospital facilities.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-003 | 12/10/2019
GOVERNANCE: Better Management of Reimbursable Projects Could Help the Company Consider Benefits and Recover its Costs
This report assesses the extent to which the company effectively manages reimbursable projects, including its use of controls to help it recover its costs.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-002 | 10/23/2019
The objective of this Congressionally mandated report was to identify potential cost savings or revenue improvements associated with improved on-time performance (OTP).
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-001 | 10/14/2019
GOVERNANCE: Improving Controls Over the Use of Procurement Cards Could Better Ensure Compliance and Limit Potential Misuse
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s internal controls over the use of procurement cards.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-013 | 09/30/2019
TRAIN OPERATIONS: Rightsizing Workforce and Using It More Flexibly Could Reduce Costs at Preventative Maintenance Facilities
This report assesses the extent to which the Mechanical department efficiently staffs its 12 preventative maintenance facilities.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-012 | 09/03/2019
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of and for the fiscal year then ended, September 30, 2018, and to provide a report on internal c
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-011 | 07/31/2019
ASSET MANAGEMENT: Improved Inventory Practices Could Help the Company Better Manage its Maintenance-of-Way and Rolling Stock Equipment
This report assesses how effectively the Engineering department maintains accountability for the company’s maintenance-of-way (MOW) and rolling stock equipment.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-010 | 07/25/2019
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Physical Security Vulnerabilities at Washington Union Station and Ivy City Yard
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s efforts to ensure the physical security of Washington Union Station and Ivy City Yard.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-009 | 07/22/2019