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
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Improving Cybersecurity and Resiliency of Train Control Systems Could Reduce Vulnerabilities
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) train control systems.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-008 | 07/09/2019
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2018
Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements as of September 30, 2018, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-007 | 05/02/2019
This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s real property management processes.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-006 | 03/29/2019
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Opportunities to Improve the Effectiveness of Controls for Detecting Drug- and Alcohol-Related Issues of Employees in Safety-Sensitive Positions
This report assesses the effectiveness of company efforts to detect drug and alcohol issues among employees in safety-sensitive positions.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-005 | 03/13/2019
ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Weaknesses in Contract Oversight Pose Financial, Operational, and Legal Risks
This report assesses the extent to which the company has taken steps to ensure that contracting officers’ technical representatives (COTRs) conduct effective post-award contract oversight.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2019-004 | 03/04/2019