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Baum und AutosThis section contains SFAO audits related to transport and environmental issues.

Audit Hägendorf railway technology centre cost accounting - Swiss Federal Railways

The Hägendorf railway technology centre manufactures sets of points and rails for the Infrastructure Division of the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and for third parties, and also provides services for the construction, operation and maintenance of railway infrastructure. In 2018, the railway technology centre delivered 542 points (previous year 553 points) and 811 km of rails (previous year 675 km).

Audit number: 18374

Audit Property management for motorways - Federal Roads Office

In 2008, motorways were transferred from the cantons to the Confederation. Since then, the Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) has been responsible for the 3,800 plots that have been built. The value of the properties is posted in the balance sheet at more than CHF 4.2 billion. FEDRO invests annually in the construction of new sections as well as in the expansion and maintenance of the existing network. In 2018, the federal government invested about CHF 1.9 billion.

Audit number: 18454

Audit Risk management - Swiss Post

The Swiss Federal Audit Office (SFAO) examined Swiss Post's risk management from May to September 2018. The general part of the audit mandate assessed the question of whether the Confederation, as the owner, sets suitable requirements for risk management and whether Swiss Post fulfils them. Based on the two case studies PostBus France and Liechtenstein, the SFAO examined in a specific section whether Swiss Post assesses, manages and communicates its risks in these two companies at the appropriate levels. Onsite visits were also made in Lyon and Vaduz. The totality of Swiss Post's foreign risks were not assessed and these two case studies are therefore not representative.

Audit number: 18527