Call it a case of railroad rage.
Detectives are looking for a woman who attacked a female passenger after she accidentally bumped into her while taking a seat on board a Manhattan-bound 7 train in Long Island City on Monday morning.
The trouble began at 9:15 a.m., shortly after the train arrived at the Queensboro Plaza station. Police said the 37-year-old victim boarded the train and bumped the woman, described as a 35-year-old Asian female with brown eyes and long wavy red hair.
Following the bump, police said, the suspect began a verbal argument with the passenger, then began pulling her hair and punching her about the face, head, shoulder and back, causing the victim to suffer a dislocated right shoulder.
The victim took a cell phone photo of the assailant, who departed the train moments later at either the Hunters Point Avenue or Vernon Boulevard-Jackson Avenue stations, authorities noted.
Police were notified of the attack; the victim refused medical attention.
Authorities said the attacker stand about 5 foot 4 inches tall, weighs 120 pounds and was last observed wearing a black waist-length coat and a multi-colored scarf.
Anyone with information regarding the assault or the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-577-TIPS, visit their website or send a text message to 274637 (CRIMES), then enter TIP577. All calls and messages are kept confidential.