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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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OIG-A-2020-002

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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OIG-A-2020-001

September 30, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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.   Although the company’s policies and… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-013

September 03, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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. This report is our… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-012

July 31, 2019 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2018

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-011

July 25, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-010

July 22, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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. We… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-009

July 09, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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. Our audit objective was to assess the… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-008

May 02, 2019 |  Audit Reports

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… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-007

March 29, 2019 |  Audit Reports

REAL PROPERTY: Improving Management Processes Could Reduce Costs and Generate Additional Revenues

This report assesses the effectiveness of the company’s real property management processes. We identified several opportunities to strengthen the… Read more
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OIG-A-2019-006