Audit Reports

166 records found.
May 08, 2020 |  Audit Reports

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Mobile Device Security Needs to Improve to Better Protect Company Data from Compromise

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) efforts to manage its mobile devices and protect the company data… Read more
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April 24, 2020 |  Audit Reports

Observations on Risks to the Acela 21 Information Technology Program Element

The $2.5 billion Acela 21 program is the largest single investment in Amtrak’s (the company) 49-year history. Through this program, the company will… Read more
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April 15, 2020 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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March 17, 2020 |  Audit Reports

ASSET MANAGEMENT: More Effective Management of Vehicle Fleet Would Improve Safety and Reduce Costs

The objective for this report was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s current efforts to better manage its vehicle fleet, including any… Read more
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February 03, 2020 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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January 22, 2020 |  Audit Reports

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. Our… Read more
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January 21, 2020 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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December 10, 2019 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Stronger Controls Would Help Identify Fraudulent Medical Claims Sooner and Limit Losses

This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s controls to mitigate the risk of fraud in its payments to non hospital facilities. We focused… Read more
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October 23, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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October 14, 2019 |  Audit Reports

Train Operations: Better Estimates Needed of the Financial Impacts of Poor On-Time Performance

The objective of this Congressionally mandated report was to identify potential cost savings or revenue improvements associated with improved on-time… Read more
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