All Audit Documents
This is to inform you that we are initiating work to monitor Amtrak’s (the company’s) activities associated with Positive Train Control (PTC), its key safety system for preventing train accidents.
Tracking Number: 004-2021 | 01/20/2021
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2020
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, 2020, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-006 | 12/23/2020
Investigations recently identified fraudulent activity in the company’s lost and found program, along with potential management and control weaknesses that may have allowed this behavior to occur.
Tracking Number: 003-2021 | 12/15/2020
Our objective for this report was to complete our review of the company’s use of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds and its controls to accurately track and report on them.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-005 | 12/15/2020
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Amtrak Expects Positive Train Control will be Interoperable with Other Railroads but Could Better Measure System Reliability
Our objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company’s systems are interoperable with its hosts and tenants, and the compa
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-004 | 12/11/2020
SAFETY AND SECURITY: Expanded Random Drug Testing Could Help Further Detect and Deter Prescription Opioid Misuse
Our objectives for this report were to assess (1) the extent to which the company’s employees who perform safety-related work are at risk for prescription opioid impairment and misuse and (2) the company’s efforts to detect and deter this risk.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-003 | 10/27/2020
We are initiating an audit to assess the company’s strategy for downsizing its management workforce.
Tracking Number: 002-2021 | 10/22/2020
We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s Unified Operations Center Program – a multidisciplinary effort to transform a newly purchased building in Wilmington, Delaware into the company’s new operations center.
Tracking Number: 001-2021 | 10/21/2020
The objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has taken steps to determine employees’ current perspectives on safety.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2021-001 | 10/02/2020
GOVERNANCE: More Effective Planning and Coordination of Track Outages Would Help Achieve a State of Good Repair
The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s efforts to plan and coordinate track outages.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-016 | 09/14/2020