All Audit Documents
The Office of Inspector General is initiating an evaluation to determine the extent to which Amtrak is preparing to commission new locomotives and passenger cars into service and decommission existing equipment.
Tracking Number: 010-2013 | 05/05/2013
The Office of Inspector General is initiating an evaluation of Amtrak’s acquisition of concrete ties to replace defective ties installed on areas of track in New England, using funds provided through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2
Tracking Number: 011-2013 | 05/01/2013
Monitoring the Work of Amtrak's IPA Conducting the FY 2013 Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit (Projects 007-2013 and 008-2013)
This is to inform you that the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an engagement to monitor the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 Amtrak Consolidated Financial Statement Audit (Project 007-2013) and Single Audit (Project 00B-2013).
Tracking Number: 007-2013 and 008-2013 | 04/17/2013
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Opportunities Exist to Improve Services, Economies, and Contract Performance
Our audit objectives were to determine whether the IT Department (ITD) has (1) developed an adequate strategic plan and contract design for acquiring IT services, (2) established adequate processes and controls to accomplish contract administratio
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-013 | 04/15/2013
Audit Engagement Memo: Amtrak's Implementation of the 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act
This is to inform you, we are starting an audit to assess Amtrak's progress in implementing the 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act (PRIIA) provisions.
Tracking Number: 009-2013 | 04/12/2013
The objective of this audit was to determine whether Union Pacific (the host railroad) on-time-performance incentives and services invoiced to Amtrak from June 1995 through December 1999 were accurate.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-011 | 03/27/2013
AUDIT OF GRANT AGREEMENT: Next Generation Equipment Committee Materially Complied with Terms of the Grant Agreement
Our audit objectives were to determine whether the Committee (1) has complied with the terms of the grant agreement, to include the propriety of grant expenditures; (2) produced the deliverables contained in the grant provisions; and (3) has estab
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-012 | 03/26/2013
The objective of this audit was to determine whether Metro North Commuter Railroad (Metro North) invoices to Amtrak for OTP incentives from January 2005 through December 2010 were accurate.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-010 | 03/26/2013
The objective of this audit was to determine whether charges for services BNSF invoiced to Amtrak for trains operating over its tracks from October 1, 2001 through December 31, 2004 were accurate.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-008 | 03/25/2013
MANAGEMENT OF OVERTIME: Best Practice Controls Can Help in Developing Needed Policies and Procedures
Amtrak has started to focus management attention on improving controls over the approval and use of overtime. However, much work remains to be done, and current management controls over the approval and oversight of overtime are inadequate.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2013-009 | 03/25/2013