All Audit Documents

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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March 13, 2019 |  Audit Reports

SAFETY AND SECURITY: Opportunities to Improve the Effectiveness of Controls for Detecting Drug- and Alcohol-Related Issues of Employees in Safety-Sensitive Positions

This report assesses the effectiveness of company efforts to detect drug and alcohol issues among employees in safety-sensitive positions. We… Read more
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March 04, 2019 |  Audit Reports

ACQUISITION AND PROCUREMENT: Weaknesses in Contract Oversight Pose Financial, Operational, and Legal Risks

This report assesses the extent to which the company has taken steps to ensure that contracting officers’ technical representatives (COTRs) conduct… Read more
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February 26, 2019 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo - Audit of the Financial Impact of the Company’s On-Time Performance

Pursuant to the Conference Report (H.R. Rep. No. 116-9) accompanying the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019 (“Act”),1 we are initiating an audit… Read more
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February 20, 2019 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo - Audit of the Company’s Management of Its Vehicle Fleet

We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s management of its vehicle fleet. Our objective is to assess the effectiveness of the company’s policies and… Read more
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February 12, 2019 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Controls Over Medical Payments to Healthcare Facilities

We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s controls over its medical claim payments for agreement employees. Our objective is to assess the effectiveness… Read more
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February 08, 2019 |  Other Audit Correspondence

Amtrak has opportunities to improve private railcar management, business practices

WASHINGTON –Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General found longstanding management weaknesses in the company’s transport program for privately-owned… Read more
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February 06, 2019 |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: Opportunities Exist to Improve Private Railcar Management and Business Practices

Individuals and companies use private railcars for leisure travel and to operate businesses by renting the railcars, hosting onboard events, or… Read more
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November 28, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Mechanical Department’s Preventative Maintenance Operations

We are initiating an audit of Amtrak’s preventative maintenance operations, which is a continuation of our audit work assessing the Mechanical… Read more
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November 13, 2018 |  Other Audit Correspondence

Amtrak OIG finds cost reduction opportunities in Amtrak’s service and inspection activities

WASHINGTON –Amtrak has opportunities to reduce the cost of performing service and inspection activities by adjusting workloads, staffing, and better… Read more
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