All Audit Documents

October 18, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo - Controls Over Procurement Cards

We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s multimillion dollar procurement card program. Our objective is to assess the effectiveness of the company’s… Read more
Tracking Number

002-2019

September 10, 2018 |  Audit Reports

Information Technology: Opportunities Exist to Improve the Company’s Ability to Restore IT Services After a Disruption

Our objective was to assess the company’s ability to restore IT services after a disruption. To do so, we analyzed the company’s business continuity… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-010

July 26, 2018 |  Other Audit Correspondence

Amtrak OIG finds Union Station projects face risks of delays, cost overruns

WASHINGTON – Union Station’s nine ongoing improvement projects face risks of delays and cost overruns due to weaknesses in their scheduling, cost… Read more
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July 25, 2018 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2017

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial statements… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-009

July 24, 2018 |  Audit Reports

ASSET MANAGEMENT: Better Schedules, Cost Estimates, and Project Management Could Help Mitigate Risks to Washington Union Station Projects

What We Looked At Our objective was to assess the effectiveness of the company’s scheduling, cost estimating, and management of the Washington Union… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-008

July 23, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo - Audit of the Company’s Management of Maintenance‐of‐Way Equipment

We are initiating an audit of the company’s management of its maintenance‐of‐way equipment. Our objective is to assess the effectiveness of company… Read more
Tracking Number

013‐2018

June 07, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of the Company’s Physical Security Efforts in Washington, D.C. (Project code 012-2018)

We are initiating an audit of the company’s efforts to provide physical security at Washington Union Station and the Ivy City Yard. As part of this… Read more
Tracking Number

Project Code 012-2018

May 08, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo— Monitoring the Work of the Independent Public Accountant Conducting the FY 2018 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… Read more
Tracking Number

010-2018 and 011-2018

April 24, 2018 |  Audit Reports

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Longstanding Physical Security Vulnerabilities in Philadelphia Pose Risks

What We Looked At Our audit objective was to assess the company’s efforts to enhance the physical security of 30th Street Station and Penn Coach… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-007

April 16, 2018 |  Audit Reports

Train Operations: Opportunities to Reduce the Cost of Rebuilding and Manufacturing Components at Maintenance Facilities

Our audit objectives were (1) to assess opportunities for the Mechanical department to reduce costs by right-sizing its component workforce, and (2)… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-006