Audits Press Releases

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April 20, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

Improvements in Amtrak’s procurement practices could have saved nearly $10 million in fiscal year 2019

For Immediate Release April 20, 2020 WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s Office of Inspector General, in a new report released Friday, identified gaps in Amtrak’s… Read more
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January 23, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

New report: Amtrak’s shipping program faces security, operational weaknesses

For Immediate Release January 23, 2020   WASHINGTON – Security weaknesses in an Amtrak shipping program put employees, passengers, and the company’s… Read more
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January 23, 2020 |  Audits Press Release

New report finds Amtrak’s Acela 21 program at ‘significant risk’ of delays

For Immediate Release January 23, 2020   WASHINGTON – Slips in trainset manufacturer delivery dates and management weaknesses have caused delays in… Read more
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December 13, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Amtrak at risk of medical claim fraud, OIG finds

For Immediate Release December 13, 2019   WASHINGTON – Amtrak continues to have gaps in its controls to effectively identify potentially fraudulent… Read more
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October 25, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Weaknesses in Amtrak’s project management result in more than $10 million in costs not recovered on reimbursable projects, OIG finds

WASHINGTON – Amtrak will not recover more than $10 million on two of its reimbursable projects due to project management weaknesses, a new OIG report… Read more
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October 17, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Improved on-time performance could reduce Amtrak’s costs, increase revenue, new OIG report finds

WASHINGTON – Improvements in Amtrak’s on-time performance would result in millions of dollars in reduced costs and increased revenue, Amtrak’s OIG… Read more
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October 03, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

OIG finds weaknesses in Amtrak’s procurement card program

Amtrak’s procurement card program faces weaknesses in program oversight and training, an OIG report released Oct. 2 found.   Procurement cards are… Read more
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September 06, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Inefficiencies in Amtrak’s staffing practices result in increased costs, new Inspector General report finds

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has not systematically managed its workforce at its preventative maintenance facilities resulting in unnecessary costs, a new… Read more
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July 31, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

New Report Finds Improved Inventory Practices Could Help Amtrak Better Manage Equipment

WASHINGTON – Amtrak could better manage its maintenance-of-way and rolling stock equipment if it implemented better internal controls, a recently… Read more
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July 25, 2019 |  Audits Press Release

Passengers, employees at risk due to longstanding security weaknesses at Washington Union Station, Ivy City Yard says Amtrak’s OIG

WASHINGTON – Amtrak’s longstanding security weaknesses at Washington Union Station and Ivy City Yard put employees and passengers at risk a new… Read more
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