All Audit Documents

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
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Project Code 012-2018

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
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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
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OIG-A-2018-006

March 23, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Top Management and Performance Challenges – Fiscal Years 2019 and 2020 (Project code 008‐2018)

We are initiating a project to update our March 2017 report, Amtrak: Top Management and Performance Challenges – Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018.1 This… Read more
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Project code 008‐2018

March 14, 2018 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Opportunities to Improve Controls over Medical Claim Payments

We found that the company appears to be identifying only a small portion of potentially fraudulent medical claims made by individual medical service… Read more
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OIG-A-2018-005

March 12, 2018 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: QUALITY CONTROL REVIEW OF THE INDEPENDENT AUDIT OF AMTRAK'S CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED 2017

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-2018-004
February 22, 2018 |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Contracts Included Key Provisions to Reduce Risks, but the Company Lacks an Efficient and Effective Contract Management System

Our audit objectives were to assess whether key contract provisions aimed at mitigating legal and financial risks were included in high-value, high-… Read more
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OIG-A-2018-003

January 26, 2018 |  Other Audit Correspondence

Close-Out Memo: New York Penn Station Infrastructure Renewal Program

On May 30, 2017, we initiated an audit of the New York Penn Station Infrastructure Renewal Program. On July 7, 2017, we provided our preliminary… Read more
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011-2017

January 08, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo-Monitoring Revenue Growth Initiative

This is to inform you that we are initiating work to monitor Amtrak’s (the company’s) activities associated with the Revenue Growth Initiative,… Read more
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007‐2018

January 08, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo-Monitoring of the Acela Express 2021 Program

This is to inform you that we are initiating work to monitor Amtrak’s (the company’s) Acela Express 2021 Program. This program represents the largest… Read more
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006‐2018