Engagement Memos

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
Tracking Number

004‐2019

November 06, 2018 |  Engagement Memos

Engagement Memo—Controls Over Reimbursable Ancillary Services

We are initiating an audit of the company’s processes for providing reimbursable ancillary services, such as the maintenance, engineering, and… Read more
Tracking Number

003-2019)

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

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

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
Tracking Number

Project code 008‐2018

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
Tracking Number

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
Tracking Number

006‐2018

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