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× London Crossrail opening date slips again, costs shoot up

LONDON --- The planned opening of London's new east-west railway, Crossrail, was delayed again Friday as costs increased by up to 650 million pounds ($832 million).

The 73-mile (118-kilometer) line, which will be formally known as the Elizabeth Line --- after Queen Elizabeth II --- is Britain's biggest infrastructure project in decades. But amid program risks and uncertainties, the total price tag…