LONDON (AP) — 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 could now hit 18.25 billion pounds ($23.4 billion), way ahead of the original budget of 15.9 billion pounds in 2007.

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