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The $2.5 billion Acela 21 program is the largest single investment in Amtrak’s (the company) 49-year history.
Tracking Number: OIG-MAR-2020-009 | 04/24/2020
This is to inform you that we are initiating work to assess the company’s administration of the special funds provided by Congress to help it address the coronavirus pandemic, including the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Sec
Tracking Number: 012-2020 | 04/16/2020
GOVERNANCE: Improved Procurement Practices Could Help Ensure Lowest Prices for Materials and Maximum Savings
The objective for this report was to assess the extent to which the company has effectively implemented more economical purchasing practices we recommended in a 2015 report.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-008 | 04/15/2020
We are initiating an audit of the company’s implementation of the Safety Management System (SMS)—a proactive risk‐management process intended to predict and prevent accidents.
Tracking Number: 011‐2020 | 04/06/2020
We are initiating an audit of the company’s implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC).
Tracking Number: 010-2020 | 03/30/2020
Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the FY 2020 Consolidated Financial Statement Audit and Single Audit
This is to inform you that we are initiating engagements to monitor the work of the independent public accountant (IPA) performing the audits of Amtrak’s (the company) Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Consolidated Financial Statements (Project 007-2020) and
Tracking Number: 007-2020 and 008-2020 | 03/18/2020
The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s current efforts to better manage its vehicle fleet, including any efforts made by the company to respond to our prior observations.
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-007 | 03/17/2020
GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of the Independent Audit of Amtrak’s Consolidated Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended 2019
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, 2019, and for the year then ended, and to provide a report on interna
Tracking Number: OIG-A-2020-006 | 02/03/2020
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