All Audit Documents

November 28, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Train Control Systems Security

We are initiating a security audit of Amtrak’s train control systems, including the Centralized Electrification and Traffic Control (CETC) system,… Read more
Tracking Number

005-2018

November 27, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Private Railcar Services

We are initiating an audit of the company’s management of private railcar services. Our objective is to assess the extent to which the company is… Read more
Tracking Number

003‐2018

November 27, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Real Property Management

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is initiating an audit to assess Amtrak’s real property management functions. Our objective is to determine… Read more
Tracking Number

004-2018

November 22, 2017 |  Other Audit Correspondence

Close-Out of Memo: Audit of Enterprise Risk Management Process

On October 5, 2017, we initiated an audit of the company’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process. Our objectives were to assess (1) the extent to… Read more
Tracking Number

001‐2018

November 16, 2017 |  Audit Reports

TRAIN OPERATIONS: The Acela Express 2021 Program Faces Oversight Weaknesses and Schedule Risks

In August 2016, Amtrak (the company) received a federal loan to purchase 28 new high-speed trainsets for $1.6 billion and undertake 10 infrastructure… Read more
Tracking Number

OIG-A-2018-002

November 02, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Contracting Oversight

We are initiating an audit of the company’s post‐award, contract oversight efforts. Our objective is to assess the effectiveness of the company’s… Read more
Tracking Number

002‐2018

October 23, 2017 |  Audit Reports

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: Improving Security of Publicly Accessible Websites Could Help Limit Cyber Risk

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of Amtrak’s (the company) website security program. Our audit objective was to assess… Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-A-2018-001
October 12, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Background Checks

We are initiating an audit of the Companyʹs process for conducting background checks for employees and contractors. Our objectives are to assess (1)… Read more
Tracking Number
014‐2017
October 05, 2017 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Audit of Enterprise Risk Management Process

We are initiating an audit of the company’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process used to identify, evaluate, and manage risks to the company’s… Read more
Tracking Number
001‐2018
August 18, 2017 |  Audit Reports

GOVERNANCE: Quality Control Review of Amtrak’s Single Audit for Fiscal Year 2016

Amtrak (the company) contracted with the independent certified public accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP to audit its consolidated financial… Read more
Tracking Number
OIG-A-2017-015